Fentanyl Now The Deadliest Drug In The United States, CDC SaysThe drug overdose crisis is tightening its grip on the United States, with opioids taking a brutal toll according to a new government report.
CDC: Cases Of Paralyzing 'Acute Flaccid Myelitis' Reported In 22 StatesU.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of the rare, paralyzing illness in children across the country. So far, three cases have been confirmed in New Jersey.
CDC: More People Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Popular CerealThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 30 more people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to a popular children's cereal.
Former CDC Director Arrested On Sex Abuse Charge In NYCDr. Tom Frieden is accused of forcibly touching and harassing a 55-year-old woman in October 2017.
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Now Linked To Whole Heads & Hearts Of Romaine LettucePreviously, CDC officials had only warned against chopped romaine by itself or as part of salads and salad mixes.
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chopped Romaine Lettuce GrowsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 53 people have been infected in 16 states, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Body Of Missing CDC Worker Timothy Cunningham Found In Georgia RiverA body found in the Chattahoochee River has been identified as missing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) employee Timothy Cunningham, authorities announced Thursday.
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.