In an astonishing new report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that excessive alcohol consumption is to blame for one in 10 deaths among working-age adults ages 20-64 years in the United States.
Following an incident that has left at least 86 federal employees exposed to a potential infection of the anthrax bacterium, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reassigned the director of its Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology Laboratory.
Eleven more federal employees in the United States have come forward as people who were potentially exposed to an accidental anthrax outbreak after mishandling live samples in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lab.
Teen smoking rates in the United States last year were the lowest they have ever been in more than two decades, according to a recent federal report. However, not everything about adolescent behavior as improved, nor is this "good news" without flaw.
Despite headlines full of cruises ruined by rampant food poisoning, a recent investigation has revealed that restaurants are the favored hunting ground of the bothersome norovirus - which infects about 20 million Americans each year.
Be careful when prepping your pool for this Summer season. Nearly 5,000 emergency room visits in the United States are caused by pool chemicals annually, a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds.
The second ever case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the United State may have spread to two additional people, according to recent reports. Both potential MERS victims are healthcare workers who made contact with the initial victim and have since been isolated.
Parasitic infections are more common in the United States than you may think. So common, in-fact, that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled five types of parasitic infections priorities for immediate public health action.
Cases of syphilis in the United States are again on the rise, according to a recent federal report. The rise in cases of the sexual transmitted disease is seen almost entirely among men, who currently make up 91 percent of all U.S. cases.
Measles was declared "eliminated" from the U.S. in 2000, but this year is slated to have the most reported cases of the disease in over a decade, according to new numbers released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More US babies are being breast fed and for longer periods of times, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report said Wednesday, as mothers seek out the benefits tied with nursing for their children.
Prescription painkiller overdoses in women was five times higher in 2010 than in 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is proving effective in the United States since it was first introduced in 2006, with a new study saying teen girls infection rates are down by 56 percent.
The recent decade saw the mortgage crisis and the economic recession leaving many Americans without a job, home or even both. The rise in economic instability led to a sharp rise in suicide rates among middle-age Americans.