ER Visits For Opioid Overdose Up 30%, CDC Study FindsThe report found that emergency department visits due to suspected opioid overdoses continued to climb -- about 30% -- from July 2016 to September 2017 across the country.
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.
1 In 14 Women Still Smokes While Pregnant, CDC SaysAbout one in 14 pregnant women who gave birth in the United States in 2016 smoked cigarettes during her pregnancy, according to a report released Wednesday.
CDC Estimates 1 In 2 Black Gay Men Will Be Diagnosed With HIVAbout half of gay and bisexual black men will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime, according to new government estimates.
One-Third Of California Adults Not Getting Enough SleepA new study from the Centers for Disease Control found about one third of California adults are getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep.
CDC Launches Investigation Into Palo Alto Teen SuicidesA team from the Centers for Disease Control will be in Palo Alto starting on Tuesday as they investigate a high rate of suicides among teens.
Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now AnalyzingA vial shipment sent to a Stanford lab last July may have contained small quantities of live anthrax spores, but officials say there is no threat to public safety.
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.
Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car AccidentsAmericans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
Health Officials Warn This Year's Flu Vaccine Won't Prevent New H3N2 Strain Of InfluenzaHealth officials weren't sure if the new strain would become a significant problem in the U.S., but lab specimens from patients have shown that the most commonly seen flu bug so far is the new strain of H3N2.
Zombie Health Symposium In Oakland Reveals Survival Tips For The Living And UndeadNow that the World Series is over, you can focus on more important matters -- like preparing for a zombie apocalypse.