Brain Cancer Now Leading Childhood Cancer KillerBrain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., now ahead of leukemia, a result of improved leukemia treatment and a frustrating lack of progress on brain cancer.
CDC Director: Government 'Essentially Out Of Money' To Fight Zika, Country Will See 'A Bunch Of Kids' With Birth DefectsThe head of the government's fight against the Zika virus said that "we are now essentially out of money" and warned that the country is "about to see a bunch of kids born with microcephaly" in the coming months.
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.
CDC: Cancer Risk Higher Than Previously Thought For People Exposed To Lumber Liquidators Laminate FlooringThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people exposed to certain types of laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators were three times more likely to get cancer than the agency previously predicted.
Team From CDC Addresses Bronx Legionnaires' Outbreak; Case Also Reported In RocklandA team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to be in New York City on Friday to meet with state and city officials regarding an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the South Bronx.
Concern Mounts After CDC Says This Season's Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent EffectiveThe poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.
Ebola Monitoring Ends For Last Health Care Worker Who Cared For Dr. Craig SpencerActive monitoring has ended for the last of the 114 health care workers who cared for Dr. Craig Spencer – New York City’s only Ebola patient so far.
Judge Rejects Maine's Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola ConcernsA nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.
Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In MaineKaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
Nurse Quarantined In New Jersey Could Face More Isolation At Home In MaineNurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.
De Blasio: 'No Cause For Alarm' After First Ebola Case Confirmed In NYCDr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city's first Ebola patient on Thursday.
CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola NationsThe director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.