31 New Victims In Romaine Lettuce E Coli OutbreakFederal health officials announced Wednesday that a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona has spread to 31 new victims, three new states and was proving to be a very potent strain of bacteria.
Federal Health Officials Warn Against Eating Romaine LettuceFederal health officials Friday warned consumers to not eat romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region because a growing E. coli outbreak.
CDC Warns: Growing Threat Of Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria'Researchers report that nationwide testing uncovered 221 instances of unusual resistance in the so-called "nightmare bacteria" which can kill if it gets into the bloodstream, urinary tract or lungs.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
CDC: Flu Has 'Definitely Peaked' For The 2017-18 SeasonIllness activity peaked and began to decline during the eighth week of the year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly surveillance report indicated Friday.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.
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.