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.
City Health Department Continues Full Court Press Against Zika With Public ForumThe city health department continued its full court press on the Zika virus with an informational hearing in addition to mosquito monitoring and spraying.
Concerns After Zika Outbreak Prompts Travel Warning For Area Of MiamiThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an advisory Monday after Florida Gov. Rick Scott said there are 10 new infections of the Zika virus, likely transmitted by mosquitoes.
Queens Neighborhoods Sprayed With ‘Duet,’ Travel Warning Issued Amid Zika ConcernsThe CDC has issued a new advisory that says pregnant women should not travel to the so-called Zika "transmission area'' in Florida and pregnant women who live there should take steps to prevent mosquito bites and sexual spread of the virus.