Centers for Disease Control
The CDC says it has found evidence that many of those sickened in Texas ate at the same restaurant, but that it does not “show a connection” to salad mix produced at Mexican farm.
As the number of Texans sickened by the cyclospora infection continues to grow, tracking the source of the outbreak is moving painstakingly slow.
A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday. In 18 states, there were at least slight declines in obesity for low-income preschoolers.
The number of people sickened by “cyclosporiasis” — a nasty stomach bug — grew dramatically on Thursday.
The number of North Texans sickened by “cyclosporiasis” — a nasty stomach bug — grew dramatically on Thursday.
Many young children may be switching to solid foods months too early, according to federal researchers.
Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.
Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.
The worst of the flu season appears to be over. The number of states reporting intense or widespread flu dropped again last week, except in Texas where flu activity was still high.
Flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years — and it could be a bad one. Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five southern states, including Texas.
The flu is in Texas – and even if you’ve taken precautions you could still get sick. That’s because this year’s strain of the virus is not covered by this year’s flu shot.
Federal health officials are reporting the death toll from an outbreak of a rare fungal meningitis has risen to 15.