CDC Study: More U.S. Teens Now Smoking Pot More Than TobaccoU.S. teens are smoking more pot than they do tobacco, which may be due to perceptions that it’s not as harmful as previously thought, say health officials
Frequently Asked Questions About MeaslesWith the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, many people have had questions about the spread of measles in the U.S. Here are some the most frequently asked questions the CDC has received about the disease.
Scientists Try To Predict Number Of US Ebola CasesTop medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
How To Stay Healthy While TravelingWhether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
Natomas Unified School District Warns Of Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease OutbreakParents are on guard after the Natomas Unified School District sent home a warning of an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease.
Sacramento Nurse Sees Informatics As Vital For Today's Health ProvidersKathleen Guiney believes informatics can help revolutionize the health industry.
CDC Figures Show Rise In AutismAutism disorders are now almost five times more common in boys than girls, affecting 1-in-54 boys compared to 1-in-252 girls.
CDC: Add $2 Per Drink For US Excessive DrinkingThe toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
CDC: Frogs Tied To Salmonella Being Sold By Cal Company AgainA California company has resumed selling a kind of pet frog that caused salmonella illnesses in more than 240 people, most of them children. And federal health officials are not happy.
Dramatic Drop Seen In Kids' Ear InfectionsHealth officials say there’s been a dramatic drop in the number of ear infections in young children.
California Led Nation In Whooping Cough Cases Last Year, CDC saysMore than 21,000 people got whooping cough last year, many of them children and teens. That's the highest number since 2005 and among the worst years in more than half a century, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.