Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Texas Now Among States Reporting E Coli Illness Linked To Romaine LettuceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people in 29 states had gotten sick.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
Even When Just 20 Percent Effective, Flu Vaccine Saves LivesEach winter, many people wonder if its worth getting a flu shot, while health officials repeatedly warn against not getting one. Now, a new study sheds light on the benefit of doing so.
Study Names 5 Healthy Habits To Help You Live A Decade LongerWant to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following five healthy habits, which only 8 percent of U.S. adults already do.
Restaurants Try To Calm Customers, Say Their Romaine Is SafeAt many restaurants across the country, romaine is still on the menu. Both family-run operations and big chains say they've checked with suppliers and are confident their romaine comes from places that aren't affected by E. coli.
Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning SearchesDisease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
More Illnesses In E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine LettuceThe number of people who are being hospitalized due to a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow, the CDC said.
Police: Missing CDC Worker's Body Recovered In Atlanta RiverThe body of an employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than six weeks ago has been found in an Atlanta river, police said Thursday.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.