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.
Zika Outbreak Prompts CDC Warning Pregnant Woman To Postpone Travel To S. America, CaribbeanThe Zika virus outbreak has prompted a travel alert urging pregnant women to postpone travel to 14 countries in the Americas.
Study: Single Parents, Especially Women, Are Not Getting Enough SleepA good night's rest is essential when it comes to health and well being, but single parents, especially, women are just not getting enough ZZZZ's, according to a U.S. government report.
Study Links Rise In Cigarette Tax With Decline In Infant MortalityWhen it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in infant mortality.
American Teens Having Less Sex According To StudyAmerican teens are having less sex, especially boys.
Salmonella Outbreak In California & 8 Other States Linked To Eating Raw TunaA salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday.
CDC Study Finds E-Cigarette Use Among Middle, High School Students Tripled In 2014A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration has found a stunning rise in the use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Trump Risks And Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Bay Area Procedures Already In Place; CDC Urges U.S. Hospitals To Look For Ebola Symptoms The CDC urged all hospitals across the U.S. to be on the lookout for patients with Ebola-like symptoms after a Texas nurse contracted the deadly virus. UCSF said hospital workers are regularly trained in infection prevention.
Robin Williams’ Children, Ex-Wife Remember Late ActorRobin Williams' three children — Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams — and Williams' former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody's mother, released statements Tuesday about the actor's death.
Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams' DeathThe death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.
Potentially Lethal Valley Fever Rate Doubles In CaliforniaA new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the annual rate of hospitalizations for valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease, has doubled over the past 12 years in California.