Making sense of the commotion among midwives, hospitals, medical groups, and mothers
‘The scales are tipping,’ says Centers for Disease Control director Tom Frieden
With the latest report of a stomach bug sickening more than 600 people on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, we took a look at similar recent outbreaks on cruises and found more than a dozen in just the last five years.
CDC recommends all students should receive it
Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have devised a flu predictor that could pinpoint peak cases as much as nine weeks early.
American kids are smoking more flavored tobacco, like hookahs and cigarillos
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, approved in 2006, protects against strains of the virus responsible for 70% of cervical cancers. But what about the remaining 30%?
The plants linked to salmonella-tainted chicken that has sickened nearly 300 people will remain open, despite calls to shut them down.
Only two of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s foodborne pathogen investigators were on duty during the government shutdown as a salmonella outbreak continued to sicken nearly 300 people in 18 states.
Vaccination advocates can rejoice: the flu shot push is paying off.
It’s been 20 years since the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program provided free immunizations to all US youngsters. How well has the program done?
Real-life stories of former smokers’ health problems provided the motivation smokers needed.
Injections made by a Texas compounding pharmacy may be responsible for bloodstream infections, says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).