Dr. Thomas Frieden
The FDA planned to announce Thursday it will require the food industry to gradually phase out all trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health.
New York and New Jersey are among more than a dozen states that showed a decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday.
The U.S. is about halfway through the flu season, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So far, half of confirmed flu cases are in people 65 and older.