Sunday, December 8, 2019

Tag: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Kids Are Being Diagnosed with Autism...

NEW YORK (AP) — The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it's only a small increase and some experts think it...

CDC Just Released A Statement That Adds...

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say reports that Dr. Timothy Cunningham was passed up for a job promotion the day...

Flu Shot Only 36 Percent Effective, Experts...

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. Preliminary...

Report: Pregnancy Rate Among Black, Hispanic Teens...

African-American teens are having fewer babies than ever, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC released its...

Got a Flu Shot? Still Got The...

This year's flu season started about a month early, prompting federal health officials to warn it could be one of the worst in years....

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,...

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,...

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...

Moderate Drinking While Pregnant is Now Ok...

I’m sure for somebody, this is “good” news: A new study out of the UK suggests that pregnant women can consume one to eight...