By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 21:18
Even though circumcisions are still common in the U.S., the number of procedures being performed has declined.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 21:47
A cohort of injection drug users reduced their risk of contracting HIV by 49 percent when they took the pre-exposure prophylaxis pill tenofovir daily.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:03
A CDC report found that one in five people report difficulties paying medical bills, but African-Americans are hit the hardest, according to NPR.
By Anoopa Singh | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 08:03
The CDC's 2012 birth and fertility rates show a stabilizing trend, suggesting that better awareness of how pregnancy occurs and access to birth control may be helping people better plan their families.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 00:00
Concussions and head injuries are more common during games than practice. Researchers believe it's because there isn't enough training going into proper tackling technique.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 12:53
New York and New Jersey saw the most deaths from Superstorm Sandy in 2012, with drowning as the leading cause.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 05/22/2013 - 19:06
The CDC just released a new report detailing the continuing trend of obesity, alcohol consumption, and smoking throughout America.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 05/22/2013 - 08:36
Two people have died from a mysterious respiratory illness in Southeast Alabama. Officials have yet to determine the cause of the illness or an effective treatment.
By Evan Winchester | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 20:25
Researchers call for greater efforts toward preventing lead exposure beginning at an early age, in the hopes of improving reading readiness for children entering kindergarten.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 15:06
CDC releases its final national surveillance data on West Nile virus for 2012.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 13:39
High schoolers who text behind the wheel are more likely to be dangerous motorists.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 18:53
Almost one out of every eight seniors suffers from mental decline, but very few of them seek help from a health-care provider while there's still time, a CDC report says.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 05/02/2013 - 21:18
According to a new CDC report, only 20 percent of American adults are getting the recommended amount of muscle-strengthening and aerobic exercise.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 05/01/2013 - 00:00
With a growing number of prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths, the CDC released a list of the top 10 things you should know about it.