Center For Disease Control and Prevention

Juan Pablo Duarte-José Julián Martí School No. 28. in Elizabeth, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warning Parents After Enterovirus Reported At Elizabeth, NJ, Public School

In a letter to parents on the school district’s website, school officials say the virus was reported at Juan Pablo Duarte-José Julián Martí School No. 28.

10/16/2014

A new study suggests Alzheimer's disease is affecting more elderly than previously thought. (Credit: CBS 2)

Study: Alzheimer’s Affecting More Elderly Than Previously Thought

The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.

03/06/2014

A boy uses an inhaler (file/credit: Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

CDC Report: 1 in 8 New York City Kids Have Asthma

A new report shows that one in eight New York City children have been diagnosed with asthma, making childhood asthma rates in the city higher than the national average.

07/18/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg: Childhood Obesity Rates Falling In NYC

The announcement by the mayor comes following a study that was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

12/15/2011