Centers for Disease Control

Study: Many Teen Sex Assault Victims Get Subpar ER CareMany sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.
Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season SeverityIt's time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be.
Heroin Deaths Spiking Across CountryHeroin is back with a vengeance, claiming more women than men.
CDC: Urine, Not Chlorine, Makes Your Eyes Burn In The PoolA health revelation about swimming pool water has some people saying... yuck!
Blue Bell Says It's Still Trying To Pinpoint Listeria CauseBlue Bell Creameries says it's getting closer to identifying how listeria got into its facilities, after the century-old Texas ice cream maker issued a massive recall because its products were linked to a deadly string of illnesses.
Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North TexansThe Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.
Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working WellAs predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick.
CDC Study: Teens Not Getting Enough SleepParents, there's a good chance your teenager isn't getting nearly enough sleep.
Officials Designate 35 Hospitals For Ebola CareHealth officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers. Two of those facilities are in Texas.
U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-PercentA government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.
Colleyville Family Said Flu Shot Could've Save Daughter's LifeColleyville family wants to spread the word about how flu shots can save live.
Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas UniversityProstate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.
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