Centers for Disease Control News

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11/28/2017
11/16/2017
11/2/2017
10/31/2017
10/26/2017
10/26/2017
10/20/2017
Drug OD Rate Now Higher in Rural U.S. Than Cities: CDC

Hardest-hit communities need targeted preventive measures, report suggests

10/13/2017
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

10/6/2017
Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest

Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

10/3/2017
Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States

CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

9/28/2017
Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC

Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

9/28/2017
It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

9/26/2017
STDs Hit All-Time High in U.S.

Annual report shows more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2016

9/26/2017
CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

9/20/2017
Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

9/11/2017
People Picking Up Infection From Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC

39 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

9/8/2017
Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens

Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds

8/31/2017
Fentanyl Drives Rise in Opioid-Linked Deaths in U.S.

The synthetic drug is more powerful than heroin or morphine

8/24/2017
After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

8/17/2017
6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC

Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming

8/10/2017
Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level

3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

8/10/2017
Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

7/20/2017
Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

7/18/2017
More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes: CDC

Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease, report says

6/30/2017
Teen Birth Rate Drops Again to All-Time Low: CDC

Preterm deliveries and births to older moms are up, report finds

6/22/2017
Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC

Just 1 in 10 possible cases actually proved positive, report says

6/20/2017
Zika-Bearing Mosquitoes More Widespread in U.S. Than Expected

Surveillance also caught an increase in bugs that transmit dengue and chikungunya viruses

6/19/2017
Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

6/10/2017
Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

6/8/2017
Heart Infections Spike as Injection-Drug Abuse Climbs: CDC

Typical endocarditis patient is white, young and from a rural area, report says

6/5/2017
Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths May Be Underestimated: Study

Lack of standardized death investigations might leave some babies out of official counts

5/11/2017
High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic: CDC

Rural counties seem hardest hit, researcher says

5/11/2017
Fewer U.S. High School Students Drink, CDC Finds

But many who do imbibe do so excessively

5/3/2017
Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario

A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

4/20/2017
U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella

Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

4/17/2017
Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22

Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

4/14/2017
Flu Season All But Over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

4/13/2017
New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease

Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay

4/7/2017
U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say

They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

4/4/2017
Birth Defects Strike 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnancies Affected by Zika

CDC report also says too few babies are tested for the virus

4/3/2017
Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

3/16/2017
U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities

Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC says

3/7/2017
1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

2/7/2017
For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing

Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports

2/7/2017
U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

1/27/2017
Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC

But health officials still characterize the season as average

1/26/2017
Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

1/12/2017
Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC

More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

1/6/2017
Flu Season Starting to Peak

More severe strain of virus circulating, but it's not too late to get vaccinated, health officials say

12/23/2016
There's Still Time for Your Flu Shot

Infections tend to spike up during and right after holiday season, CDC says