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.
CDC Director Resigns Over Financial ConflictsDr. Brenda Fitzgerald had been in the job since July.
CDC Expected To Respond To Schumer's Request To Send Flu Team To NYThe senator wants the team to help local and state health officials by studying the spread of the illness.
Deadly Flu Season Has Been Particularly Hard On Baby Boomers, The ElderlyFlu season started early and doctors said the deadly outbreak could last for many more weeks to come.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Senior Citizens Play Schoolyard Games With A Lifesaving PurposeWhen was the last time you played dodge ball, cat and mouse, or hula hoops?
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
Life Expectancy In United States Declines For First Time In DecadesThe decline was unusual for a year that didn't include a major disease outbreak. Other one-year declines occurred in 1993, when the nation was in the throes of the AIDS epidemic, and 1980, the result of an especially nasty flu season.