Bay Area Health Officials Advise All to Wear Face Coverings in PublicWhile the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is still expected to revise guidelines and advise all Americans to wear face coverings when outside their homes, Bay Area public health departments made that decision Thursday
CDC Recommends Separating Pregnant Women With COVID-19 From Newborns Up To A WeekThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that expectant mothers with confirmed or potential COVID-19 should consider being separated from their newborns after birth for up to a week.
Nurses Hold Day Of Action To Protest CDC's Coronavirus Containment MeasuresThe California Nurses Association and its parent group National Nurses United are holding a national day of action Wednesday, including Bay Area rallies to protest the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's suggested containment measures for the coronavirus.
1st U.S. Coronavirus Case Of Unknown Origin From Solano County, Treated In SacramentoHealth officials on Wednesday confirmed that a new coronavirus case of unknown origin has been diagnosed in Solano County and is currently being treated in Sacramento County.
'Throw It Away'; CDC Warns Against Eating Romaine Lettuce From Salinas ValleyFederal health officials warned retailers and consumers not to eat or buy romaine lettuce from the Salinas Valley as an E. coli outbreak grew to 102 people.
Study Links Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' With Spike In SuicidesThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released death rate estimates for the 15 leading causes of death in the United States, including Alzheimer’s, cancer, homicides, and heart disease. When compared to last year, death rates are either flat or in some cases are even edging downwards.
Climate Change Linked To More Seasonal Allergies In The U.S., Study SaysClimate change may be the cause of more spring allergies reported across the U.S., a new study shows.
CDC Warns Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce After New E. Coli OutbreakThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning people not to eat romaine lettuce following the latest outbreak of E. coli infections linked to the lettuce across 11 states.
CDC: Flu Season Deaths Topped 80,000 Last YearAn estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Report: Fewer Teens Having Sex And Using Drugs
Romaine Lettuce Outbreak Update: 149 Sick In 29 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people in 29 states had gotten sick.
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.