'Many More Weeks' To Come In Fierce, Deadly Flu Season, CDC SaysThis year's seemingly unyielding flu season continues to ravage the entire continental United States, as health authorities track additional deaths and hospitalizations -- and there's more of the season left.
How The Flu Turns DeadlyThis flu season is fierce and has already claimed the lives of at least 37 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
US Flu Season Gets Worse, Has 'Lot More Steam' Than ExpectedHealth officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense.
Experts Alarmed By CDC Prohibiting Use Of Certain Words In ReportsThe seven words and phrases — "diversity," ''entitlement," ''fetus," transgender," ''vulnerable," ''evidence-based" and "science-based" — were not to be used in documents that are to be circulated within the federal government
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.
Case Of Zika Virus Acquired Through Sexual Contact Reported In CaliforniaHealth officials say they have documented the first official case of Zika virus in California that was acquired through sexual transmission.
Health Officials Report Uptick In Cases Of Winter Vomiting DiseaseCalifornia health officials are warning of an uptick in cases of norovirus, also known as winter vomiting disease.
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.