Fierce, Deadly Flu Season Still Not Peaked, CDC SaysInfluenza activity continues to be widespread in all states except Hawaii, according to the weekly flu report released Friday by the CDC.
CDC To Offer Briefing On Preparing For, Surviving Nuclear ExplosionThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has scheduled a briefing for later this month to outline how the public can prepare for a nuclear explosion.
REPORT: CDC Researchers Banned From Using Terms 'Fetus' And 'Transgender'Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "science-based."
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.
San Jose Family Sues Soy Nut Butter Manufacturer Over Boy's E. Coli SicknessA Bay Area family has filed the first lawsuit over an outbreak of a dangerous E. coli strain linked to soy nut butter.
Official Blames Lead Levels In Oakland's Fruitvale On Paint
Lead Tests On 500 Oakland Children Show Higher Contamination Rate Than Kids In Flint, MIWhen 500 children were tested in Oakland's Fruitvale District, 7.5% of them tested with higher blood lead levels than kids in Flint, MI.
Cost Of Digitizing California Prison Medical Records Doubles In 3 YearsThe cost of computerizing the system has ballooned from the original $182 million projection to $386.5 million in three years.
CDC Warns Pregnant Women To Avoid Zika-Stricken Part Of MiamiGovernment health officials are warning that pregnant women should avoid travel to a Zika-stricken part of Miami and urging expectant mothers who frequent the neighborhood to get tested for the virus.
Kids To Feel Flu Shot Sting After CDC Says Nasal Spray Vaccine Shouldn't Be UsedMany kids around the U.S. will have to feel the sting of the flu shot this fall after a CDC advisory committee voted that the nasal spray vaccine mist should not be used in the upcoming season.
CDC Declares Small Pet Turtles A Health HazardA multi-state Salmonella outbreak dating back to January 2015 including 26 cases in California have been linked to the handling of small turtles, mostly by children.
Bay Area In Potential Zika 'Hot Zone' On New CDC MapA new map released by the Centers for Disease Control places the Bay Area in the potential hot zone for the spread of the Zika virus.