Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: CDC

‘We’ve Never Really Seen Anything Like This’:...

NEW YORK (AP) — Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are...

New Report Hints at ‘Personal Struggles’ Dr....

Nearly two months after his body was pulled from the Chattahoochee River, friends and family of missing CDC worker Dr. Timothy Cunningham say the...

Top 5 Stories You Missed While You...

J.Cole Drops New Album: Rapper J.Cole dropped a new album entitled "KOD" today. Cole tweeted last evening that the album name has 3 meanings:...

See Why This Black Mother Thinks Black...

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Secret Service Failures Cost Black Man His...

Kenneth Tate lost his job without doing anything wrong. Tate, 49, was a security guard for Professional Security Corporation and was on duty at the...

Duncan Gets Experimental Drug in Dallas, But...

After health officials said over the weekend that Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man being treated for Ebola at a Dallas hospital, wouldn't be...

CDC’s Scary Estimate: Ebola Could Grow to...

Just how bad is the Ebola epidemic in West Africa? By Jan. 20, 2015, there could be as many as 1.4 million people infected with...

No Longer Standing on Sidelines, Obama Sends...

After largely standing on the sidelines and watching the Ebola epidemic in West Africa grow to crisis proportions, the Obama administration is now diving...

CDC Scientist Reportedly Claims Vaccine Linked to...

A senior scientist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims the federal agency has been hiding results from a test of experimental measles...

CDC Director on Ebola Epidemic: ‘This Is...

The Ebola outbreak has now spread to five countries in West Africa, and the death toll is rising with no end in sight. Top public...

Complications From Diabetes on the Decline in...

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the five major complications related to diabetes have declined in the United...

North America Records First Fatality From Bird...

There has been at least one confirmed fatal case of the H5N1 flu in North America, according to Canadian Health Minister, Rona Ambrose. What is...

Cases of Chikungunya Outbreak Increase in St....

Last week the World Health Organization reported two cases of chikungunya, a painful, mosquito-borne illness on the French part of St. Martin. Now the outbreak...

Report: Surprising Decline in Obesity Rates Among...

In an extremely encouraging development, a new report is revealing a decline in the obesity rates among low-income preschoolers after years of concentrated efforts...

Obesity Rates Highest Among African-American Women

It’s as much a cultural challenge as it is an individual one. African-American women appear to be unmoved by the growing obesity epidemic among their ranks,...

CDC Grant Allows Georgia to Expand HIV...

He is at peace, now. Rashad Santiago, 25, is always telling people to get tested for HIV. He works in a pharmacy in the West...

Obesity Continues To Plague African-American Women

No population in the United States has a higher obesity rate than African American women, with four out of five defined as overweight or...

CDC Strongly Recommends Flu Vaccine for All...

As school bells ring out announcing a new school year and pigskins fly through the air announcing the arrival of a new football season,...

Meningitis Deaths Bring Attention to a Poorly...

As the number of cases of people contracting fungal meningitis has risen to 91 in nine states, with 7 deaths, health officials around the...

Federal Immunization Goals – Close, but Still...

Most kindergartners are up to date with their vaccines, but federal immunization goals nevertheless remain unmet, the CDC says. According to a CDC report, the...

Youth Smoking Continues Decline, But More Slowly

Nearly 30% of middle and high school boys and nearly 18% of girls used some form of tobacco last year, the federal government said...