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Now experts want to see whether barbershops might also be the spot to tackle an often overlooked health concern: high blood pressure among black men.
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It's estimated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that four out of five black women in the United States are overweight or obese.
10 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
The outbreak, involving raw chicken from plants in Livingston and Fresno, ended with 634 reports of people getting sick, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
But when health officials evacuate the two American aid workers infected with Ebola in west Africa, it will be the plane they take.
Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say there are plans for an American aid worker in Africa who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.
Superbugs known as CRE - called "nightmare bacteria" by federal health officials because they are deadly and virtually untreatable - are skyrocketing in the Southeastern USA, new research shows.
A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.
A new report finds that by 2010, one in every 10 visits Americans made to their doctor's office involved diabetes, with the greatest rise among those aged 25 to 44. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the number of office visits for patients with diabetes in this age group jumped by 34 percent between 2005 and 2010.
It's been a bad week for New York and New Jersey, so far as painful, mosquito-borne diseases go.
A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 a pill will soon be given to some Michigan prison inmates.
According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , getting struck by lightning actually isn't the rarest way to die.
Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa on Wednesday stepped up their precautions against the Ebola virus, with the Peace Corps announcing it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from three of the hardest-hit nations.
Leidos Holdings Inc. has scored a contract to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Healthcare Safety Network, according to Washington Technology.
The lightning strikes that killed one person and injured at least seven others at Southern California's Venice Beach this week were freak events.
Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It began with a just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. But it spread quickly to two other countries and is now the deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record.
Do you think it's too expensive to be healthy? It may seem that way, with all the gadgets, supplements and diets on the market designed to make you healthier.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:29 pm
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