CDC: Pregnant Women Are More Susceptible To Getting The FluFlu season is here and the CDC says too many pregnant women go unprotected from the bug. A new survey found only about half of expectant mothers get their flu shots.
How To Talk To Your Kids About VapingIt's a dangerous trend that's affecting young people. The CDC reports that 16% of lung injuries from vaping are happening to people 18 years old or younger.
Department Of Health: Rare Fungal Infection Cases On The RiseThe Minnesota Department of Health says the state is seeing more cases than expected this year involving blastomycosis, a rare fungal infection, likely due to favorable environmental conditions.
What You Should Know About Tick Season In MinnesotaSpring officially began in March, and with warmer weather on the way we can expect ticks to arrive with it. The University of Minnesota School of Public Health says deer ticks are spreading and becoming more common-- and the time to watch out for ticks is now.
CDC Looks At Just How Many Americans Are Eating Fast FoodFast food has become a major part of the American diet, and a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals just how many adults eat it.
Minnesota Adult Obesity Rate Rising Slower Than Neighboring StatesMinnesota is now the only state in the Midwest consensus region--a sample of 12 states--with a rate below 30 percent.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
CDC: 'Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms'The reminder was posted by CDC STD on Twitter.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
CDC Chief Gets Requested Cut To His Record $357K SalaryGovernment officials say the new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for — and will receive — a cut to his record-setting pay.