Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
CDC: 2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In MinnesotaAt least two blood donors in Minnesota have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
CDC: Two More Zika Virus Cases Diagnosed In MinnesotaTwo more cases of the Zika virus have been diagnosed in Minnesota, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
CDC: 6 Percent Of Americans Engage In These 5 Health-Related BehaviorsJust six percent of Americans engage in five key health-related behaviors that can prevent chronic disease.
CDC: 14 American Women May Have Caught Zika Virus Through SexOn Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said 14 possible Zika cases involve men who visited countries experiencing outbreaks.
Officials: New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Species Discovered At Mayo ClinicA new species of Lyme disease-causing bacteria has been discovered by Mayo Clinic scientists.
CDC: Chipotle-Linked Outbreak Of E. Coli Appears OverThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
Good Question: How Long Will Our Kids And Grandkids Live?Life expectancy in the U.S. has only increased by about five years since 1980. Some scientists debate whether that trend will continue. So, how long will our kids and grandkids live? Good Question.
Zika Virus Prompts Travel Warning For Pregnant Women A travel warning from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may have some Minnesotans rethinking their winter getaway.
Good Question: Why Are Women Waiting Longer To Have Kids?A report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday finds women are waiting longer to have children.
Good Question: Are We Winning The War Against HIV/AIDS?Actor Charlie Sheen announced Tuesday morning that he is HIV-positive. He said he has known about the diagnosis for four years and has been taking daily antiretroviral medications to stay healthy. "It's a hard three letters to absorb," Sheen said.