There's good news: sex and drugs are less common in teenagers today than in previous generations. However, depression, suicide ideation, bullying, and sexual violence are still disturbingly high.
Suicide incidents shot up alarmingly in the United States, according to the CDC. Since 1999, suicide rates have gone up in nearly all states, regardless of gender, age, and race.
Lettuce is supposed to make the diet better, not worse. Instead, an E.coli outbreak kills five and gets nearly 200 sick in the United States. This is the worst E.coli flareup in the country since 2006.
What did poppy seeds ever do to the CDC? The organization warns their Twitter followers of the sneaky nature of ticks with photos of parasites masquerading as poppy seeds on a muffin.
The use of heroin and other injection drugs played a significant role in the recent increase of Hepatitis C cases.
Over 30 people across five states are sickened by fatal, highly-resistant Candida auris.
Lightning may not strike the same place twice, but they can definitely strike indoors.
The rate of death due to drug overdose in the country has nearly tripled in just 15 years.
The flu vaccine this season could reduce the risk of infection by nearly half.
Public health officials from Nevada recently reported the case of a woman who had died in Reno in September from what appears to be an incurable infection. Tests showed the superbug that spread in her system fend off 26 different antibiotics.
January 17 will be a big day for the Centers for Disease Control. It appears their meeting will be discussing a proposal to lower the threshold level for lead exposure.
After almost 20 years, the life expectancy of Americans has declined by 36.5 days compared to 2015. This means that those born in 2015 in the US will only have a life expectancy of 78.8 years on average.
The National Housing and Urban Development has issued a new rule prohibiting smoking of any lit tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigar and pipes, in all public housing units in the United States.
A man participating in a trial of new experimental treatment has allegedly been cured of prostate cancer after being subjected to 22 cycles of the treatment.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently released the five leading cause of death in the United States, among people under the age of 80, in 2014. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States followed by cancer.