Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Because Of Salmonella PotentialThe Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states.
Politicians, Doctors Call On CDC To Renew Gun Violence ResearchNew York Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined with advocates and doctors at Lenox Hill Hospital on Saturday to call for more funding for research and asking the Center for Disease Control to take action.
CDC: 172 Sick In 32 States From Romaine Lettuce E. Coli OutbreakHealth officials say there is a lag time of two to three weeks between when someone falls ill and when it's reported to the CDC.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Spreads; More Than 80 People SickenedSo far, 84 people have become ill across 19 states. The latest cases were reported in Colorado, Georgia and South Dakota.
Multistate E. Coli Outbreak Traced To Lettuce From ArizonaThe Centers for Disease Control said last week that 35 people across 11 states have become ill from chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.
Officials: Young Children Need Flu Booster Shot Their First Time AroundGovernment health officials have released their first estimates of how effective the flu vaccine has been this season.