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.
We all know that smoking kills; however, Donald Trump's US Vice President-Elect Mike Pance doesn't think so. In an article published in 2000, Pence said "smoking doesn't kill."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently investigating the potential rise of invasive, multi-drug resistant fungus in the United States. The fungus, called Candida auris, can cause invasive infections and often associated with high mortality and frequent resistance to multiple anti-fungal drugs.
The death of a man in Maryland has prompted the Health Department to investigate the possible presence of fatal flesh-eating bacteria in the Assawoman Bay near Ocean City.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that the reported cases of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States last 2015 have reached the highest number ever.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that the overall antibiotic used in hospitals did significantly changed between 2006 and 2012.
The FDA has expanded the emergency use authorization for Hologic’s Zika virus assay to be used with urine samples.
Health officials have announced that the two-dose vaccination program against the varicella-zoster virus in the U.S. has caused the dramatic decline of chickenpox since its implementation in 2006.
Puerto Rico has recorded more than 10,000 Zika cases, prompting the U.S. government to declare a public health emergency in the territory.
Scientists discovered the origin of lentiviruses – an HIV-related retrovirus – and found that earliest evidence of the virus date back 60 million years ago.
A new report by CDC reveals that the average American has put on 15 or more additional pounds – without getting taller – since the early 1990s.
With an increasing number of affected individuals in Florida, health officials warn against the possibility of more cases of locally transmitted Zika in the U.S. going forward.
CDC warns against kratom, an opioid substitute, and suggests an emerging public health threat.
A new research suggests that ‘Pokémon Go’ could provide a solution to counter type 2 diabetes risks.