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2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
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7 hrs ago | The News Journal
With gun violence at an all-time high, City Council members Thursday night took the unusual step of seeking federal help - in the form of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of the escalating shooting "pandemic."
People with asthma face special risks from influenza, and a new report suggests far too few American asthma patients receive the seasonal flu shot.
"Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season.
A new report underscores what health professionals know but parents may not: The flu can be fatal to children, even healthy kids who don't have other medical conditions.
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The rate reached a 12-year low in 2009, when there were about 102 pregnancies for every 1,000 women aged 15 to 44, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This Phoenix dust storm this summer is an another example of our new extreme heat in the age of climate change A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the U.S. is dropping temperatures by 20 to 40 degrees below normal levels this week.
The University of California, Santa Barbara is experiencing a meningitis outbreak a lot like the one that hit Princeton earlier this year.
Software engineer Andres Chavez is used to doing things quickly, efficiently and correctly.
Stroke deaths in the United States have been dropping for more than 100 years and have declined 30 percent in the past 11 years, a new report reveals.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 -- Slightly more than 6 percent of U.S. teens take prescription medications for a mental health condition such as depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , a new survey shows.
More than 6 percent of adolescents reported using psychotropic medications during the past month, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"Men and women contribute equally to reproduction." That's a statement in a new paper in the journal Gender and Society about how men's role in making babies has been culturally diminished.
Mexican officials notified the International Atomic Energy Agency's Incident and Emergency Center that a truck carrying a radiotherapy machine used in cancer treatment was stolen Monday morning.
One of the nation's foremost food-safety sleuths died on Sunday. Bill Keene, a senior epidemiologist with the Oregon Public Health Authority, in Portland, was responsible for saving countless lives because of his dogged investigations of food-borne illness outbreaks, colleagues said.