AFM: CDC Identifies 116 Confirmed Cases Of Polio-Like Illness In 31 States, Including MarylandThere are now 286 cases of possible and confirmed acute flaccid myelitis in the United States this year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Confirms 16 More Cases Of AFM, Rare Polio-Like IllnessThis means there are now 106 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in 29 states- including Maryland.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
CDC: 'Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms'The reminder was posted by CDC STD on Twitter.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
Study: Americans Don't Get Enough Sleep In Certain 'Hotspots' Across USThere are certain regions across the United States where people aren't getting enough sleep, according to a new study.
Doctors Say Whooping Cough Often MisdiagnosedIt started off looking like a regular virus, but when Rebekah Stutzman's 8-year-old daughter Lizzie couldn't seem to shake it, Rebekah went to the doctor and was given medicine for a sinus infection.
Report: 1 In 3 Young Adults Too Fat To Enlist In MilitaryThe nation's obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.
Study: New Strain Of Polio-Like Virus Leading To Paralysis In ChildrenA new strain of a polio-like virus may be leading to paralysis in children
CDC: Nasty Flu Season Has Peaked, is RetreatingA new report shows this winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating.