Hepatitis C kills more Americans than HIV. How does the virus spread?
A new CDC report finds that naloxone, a drug that reverses overdose, could save thousands of lives if public health agencies distributed it more broadly
Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of sodium in the American diet, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Parents are usually the perpetrators of abuse, largely because they are unprepared to deal with kids’ crying. How a little education could help reverse the trend.
Don’t blame adults too much: adult vaccine schedules are much tricker to manage than the standard immunization requirements for children.
Even at an all-time low, the U.S. teen pregnancy rate is still the highest among developed countries.
Obesity rates in America haven’t declined in recent years, but that’s not all bad news.
Older homes are a dangerous source of lead poisoning for young children, and experts say no level of lead exposure is safe
More than two-thirds of smokers say they want to quit, but few actually succeed, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Flu prevention is important for everyone, but here’s another reason to make sure to get vaccinated: in a study of childhood flu deaths from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, researchers found that otherwise healthy kids can succumb to …
Forty people die each day from what Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), calls an “epidemic” of prescription drug overdose. Frieden largely attributes the rise in overdose …