Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly 75 percent of kids have caffeine every day. But it’s not just coming from soda. Kids are also drinking more coffee and energy drinks. Experts say that’s a concern because those beverages can contain much higher amounts of caffeine than soda and iced tea. Dr. Elissa Rubin from Happy and Healthy Pediatrics in New York echoes the sentiment from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
For years, parents in the Somali community in Minneapolis have said autism is unusually common in their kids. Now, a University of Minnesota study confirms those claims. The study used data from 2010 to determine if more Somali kids, ages seven to nine, had autism than other kids in the state’s largest city. Idil Abdul has a son with autism. “I knew what they said today in 2008,” Abdul said.
The federal government shutdown could actually make you sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is closed, for the most part. And the experts who work on preventing and managing flu outbreaks are not doing that.
One out of three deaths in the United States is caused by cardiovascular disease. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 200,000 deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided each year.
Donna Heller thought she had cancer. But multiple visits to the doctor after a month with debilitating nausea and diarrhea didn’t yield any answers. Convinced she was dying, she met with her lawyer to get her will in order.
Minnesota has dropped out of the top 10 of states with the lowest amounts of adult smokers, according to a report released Friday.
In the short time they’ve been on the market, sales of laundry-detergent pods have soared. But the Centers for Disease Control says some children may be mistaking these colorful chemicals for candy.
The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died. Idaho becomes the 11th state to report at least one illness.
The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products. The New England Compounding Center announced the recall on Saturday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly one in three Americans, or 67 million people, has high blood pressure. About half of those people do not have the condition under control.
Summer is one of the most popular times of the year for weddings, and maybe one of the most important to keep in mind some tips on how to survive.
Too much salt can be bad for your health and you might be surprised by the foods you’re getting it from.
Men and binge drinkers are the most likely to drive drunk, according to a nationwide survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say — a death toll that would make the food outbreak the deadliest in more than a decade.
A new study is showing that the chicken pox vaccine is really paying off.