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Children covered by Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program for the poor, visit the emergency room for medical care far more often than uninsured or privately insured youngsters, a U.S. survey finds.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
As Schumer Previously Warned, Chik-V Has Continued to Spread from Caribbean & S. America to the United States, Including 3 Travel-Related Cases on LI.
Kennie Bass Videographer: John Tincher Reported: Jul. 23, 2014 5:52 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 6:05 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Federal health officials have agreed to conduct animal studies on the chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest drinking water supply in January.
The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
Michael Farrell was head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab since 2009.
For more information about the importance of vaccines and recommendations, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, www.cdc.gov/vaccines .
Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.
It will allow any hospital in the country to electronically track all antibiotics prescribed in hospitals and for hospitals to track patterns of drug resistance in patients with infections.
Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight - most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that people who work outdoors are more likely to become dehydrated and are more likely to get heat-related illness, and recommends the following preventive measures: Don't wait until you are thirsty to drink.
New HIV infections among gay and bisexual men between the ages of 13 and 24 increased by a staggering 132.5 percent between 2001 and 2011, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden testifies before the hearing on ''Review of CDC anthrax Lab Incident'' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 16, 2014.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Dr. Thomas Frieden will be at a 6:30 p.m. EDT reception and 7 p.m. dinner Aug. 4 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset; a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 appearance at Hazard Community and Technical College-First Federal Center; a 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 appearance at the Ramada Paintsville Hotel and Conference Center; and a 10 a.m. to 2 ... (more)
This 2006 file photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquiring a blood meal from a human host at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.
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