Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Violence, we’re used to. Cannibalism and people who should fall down but don’t? That feels like something else entirely. The actual incidents are horrifying — and, if how people are talking about them is any indication, fascinating
Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials said Thursday. There were 222 cases of measles, a large jump from the 60 or so seen in a typical year.
The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that one in 88 children in the US have autism. Fifteen-year-old Michael Susens is one of them, diagnosed when he was just two years old.
The government has revamped its strategy for getting people to kick the smoking habit, and the new campaign is about to hit TV and radio air waves and billboards, magazines and newspapers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Thursday about using a common paint-stripping chemical to refinish bathtubs after tying it to 13 deaths in 10 states, including Texas.
Five years ago, CBS 11 News began investigating a bizarre medical condition known as Morgellons Disease. Now the Centers For Disease Control is making its findings, into to whether Morgellons is a real disease, public.
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
More U.S. women are having twins these days. The reason? Older moms and fertility treatments.
A recent recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control is creating new debate over the HPV vaccine.
The push to get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off a bit, a new government report found.
Six-year-old Andy Barrow loves to read, but his older brother Alex would rather play. One thing the two brothers from Cleburne have in common, however, is autism.