Centers for Disease Control
Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.
Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That’s according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better informed.
Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.
Customs and health officials at Dulles International Airport are scheduled to begin screening arriving travelers from three West African countries.
A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday.
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
About 66 percent of Americans are considered overweight or obese by modern health standards, but the majority (55 percent) do not believe they are overweight and say they are not trying to drop the pounds, according to a recent Gallup poll.
Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.