Mumps Outbreak: Cases In Arkansas Is The Highest Among The Nation
The Department of Health confirmed Friday that one college student has been diagnosed with a case of the mumps at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. It is just days after reporting several confirmed mumps cases at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Faulkner County.
CDC Reveals The Top 5 Causes Of Death In The US
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data naming the top 5 causes of death among Americans under age 80 for 2014. The latest report from CDC sums up the 5 leading preventable causes of deaths across all the states.
Zika Virus Is No Longer An International Public Health Problem, WHO Says
The World Health Organization (WHO) claimed that Zika virus will no longer be considered as one of the Public Health Emergency of International Concerns. It was announced under the International Health Regulations following a meeting of the Emergency Committee on Zika and microcephaly on Friday.
Flu Shots 2016: Best Way To Protect Yourself, Says the Centers For Disease Control
The Centers for Disease Control has informed all that a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself, your family, and the community. They believe that people should always attend the annual flu vaccine.
Hurricane Matthew May Impede Zika Cases In Florida
Despite the extreme damage and loss of lives, Hurricane Matthew may have done something good regarding Zika in Florida.
Quest Diagnostics Offers Access To New Zika Antibody Test Service
2,300 service centers will help in the fight against Zika in the US.
Doctors urged to help patients quit smoking
The CDC has launched a campaign that encourages doctors to be more pro-active in helping patients quit smoking.
Traumatic Brain Injury Makes Soldiers Suicidal
Researchers found that military soldiers who suffered from more than one traumatic brain injury were at a greater risk for suicide compared to other members of the military.
Chicken And Ground Beef Pose Extraordinary Health Risk
If you want to keep food poisoning at bay, keep away from red meat and chicken at least, according to a recent study.
Typhoid Fever Warning In Bay Area, CDC Tips On Symptoms, Prevention
San Francisco Bay Area residents under typhoid fever exposure warning, after Nordstrom employee with symptoms of the illness handled food
Quit Smoking Says The CDC, New 'Tips From Former Smokers' Ads Launched (VIDEO)
CDC releases second series of emotionally compelling anti-smoking ads
Babies Signal When Breastfeeding Should Stop, Pediatricians Say No Solid Food For 6 Months
Pediatricians say babies signal when they are ready to eat solid food, but they must be at least 6 months old
Tuberculosis Reached Record US Low, Says CDC: Global Threat Remains
Tuberculosis may be have reached an all-time low in the United States, but drug-resistant forms of TB are still a threat.
Untreatable Bacteria Threaten Hospitals, CDC Warns
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a grave threat found in health care facilities.