Centers for Disease Control
Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.
It’s a first of its kind study involving sexual assault cases at colleges and universities. The report found that more than 40-percent of schools have not conducted a single sexual assault investigation in the past five years.
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.