The St. Bernard Parish water system has tested positive for a rare brain-eating amoeba, just a week after government officials assured the community the water was clean, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A new CDC report revealed that nearly nine million American adults use prescription sleeping medications.
The CDC reports that schools are indeed getting healthier after adopting more policies and programs that promote healthy eating and lifestyle.
The CDC reports new statistics on tanning beds calculating that around 30 percent of white high school girls continue to get artificially tanned despite the risks involved.
According to a CDC report, the luxury cruise, Silver Shadow failed a surprise health inspection test.
The CDC chief, Tom Frieden announced yesterday that doctors must be more selective when it comes to prescribing patients with narcotic painkillers.
Government health officials have linked an outbreak of hepatitis A to a frozen organic berry and pomegranate mix sold at Costco.
Though the teen birth rate in the United States is still by far the highest in the industrialized world, health officials are applauding a significant decline in teen births over the past five years.
CDC reports that 20 percent of children in the United States could be diagnosed with a mental illness disorder.
We always worry about people peeing in the pool, but health experts are now saying that pee should be the least of our concerns after a new government report revealed evidence that a majority of public swimming pools are contaminated with poop.
It seems that we are in the midst of a physical activity crisis as well.
The CDC reports that suicide rates for middle aged Americans have soared over the past decade.
As a precautionary measure, the CDC held a conference call to review the general procedure in dealing with the H7N9 strain of bird flu if it were to manifest here in the U.S.
Human infections from dangerous bacteria linked to food contamination rose last year, commonly caused by bacteria from organisms found in shellfish, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report released Thursday.
A new survey found that when it comes to vaccinations for young children, parents tend to listen to their friends and families before their doctors.