Centers for Disease Control

CDC: Wealthier People Tend To Get More SleepThey say money can't buy happiness. But it may buy sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Toddler Food Often Has Too Much Salt, Sugar, CDC Study SaysMany packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods that may contribute to obesity and other health risks, according to a new government study.
CDC: Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 A Day, Mostly Middle-Aged MenTo the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults — not teens or college kids.
Study: Scary Ads Are More Effective to Prevent SmokingAnti-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.
Study: US Infants Still Sleeping With Unsafe Blankets, BeddingToo 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.
CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear GuidelinesFederal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
U.S. Steps Up Domestic Response to Ebola CrisisThe 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.
Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola VirusCustoms and health officials at Dulles International Airport are scheduled to begin screening arriving travelers from three West African countries.
CDC: 2nd Hospital Worker With Ebola Took Flight 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.
CDC Director: 'I Have No Doubt That We Will Control This Case of Ebola'Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
Poll: Just 36 Percent Of Americans Believe They Are Overweight, Although 66 Percent Actually AreAbout 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.