The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s weekly flu report said Delaware, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin reported low influenza-like illness, while the remaining 42 states reported minimal influenza-like illness, according to the UPI. 333 more words
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While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) currently ranks Alzheimer’s Number Six among the leading causes of death in the U.S. Investigators now say the illness more accurately sits atop the list alongside killers Ranked One and Number Two: heart disease and cancer, reports… 130 more words
Obesity rates among toddlers in the United States have dropped dramatically over the past decade, according to newly released government data.
The Centers for Disease Control said in a press release that the obesity rate for American children in the two to five-year-old demographic dropped from 14 percent in 2003-04 to just above 8 percent in 2011-12, a 43 percent decrease. 160 more words
Once a very rare developmental disorder, affecting only five out of every 10,000 children, autism spectrum disorders have increased dramatically over the past few decades. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now estimate that one in every 110 children will be born with some form of autism. 1,040 more words
FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Health officials from the Centers For Disease Control are investigating an outbreak on a cruise ship which docked on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. 153 more words
Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a stern warning to young and middle-aged people on Thursday urging them to get immunized against the flu. 376 more words