Swimming lessons and parents’ vigilance are crucial for preventing drowning injuries and death among young kids.
People with more education are more likely to earn a decent living and enjoy better health, according to the government’s annual health report.
Doctors need to step up their p.r. game if they’re going to counter the anti-immunization tide, says a new Mayo Clinic study that offers talking points on how to respond to parents’ fears.
Measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000. But a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says infections have risen: last year the U.S. reported the highest number of …
About 1 in 4 babies are now born to unmarried couples, a rate that has nearly doubled since 2002, according to a recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
An outbreak of an unusual strain of salmonella called Salmonella Bareilly has hit 19 states and the District of Columbia, infecting 90 people since late January, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Hiking up cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to reduce smoking, especially in youths and young adults. Yet a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that fewer states are …
Autism rates continue to rise, according to a new government survey, but the skyrocketing figures don’t necessarily mean the disorder is increasing.
The biggest sources of illness from imported foods in recent years: fish and spices.
Health officials announced on Thursday a graphic antismoking campaign designed to jolt Americans into putting out their cigarettes.