Whether or not it should be required that children receive vaccines and whether or not vaccines are safe has been the subject of a lot of debate from a lot of people. 2,707 more words
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“Listen, the CDC is there to look at diseases that need to be dealt with to protect the public health. I’m sorry, but a gun is not a disease. 658 more words
(CBS SF) — For the first time in 12 years, a person in the U.S. has died from the measles, health officials said.
A woman in Washington State was determined to have died from measles this spring following an autopsy, … 242 more words
Childhood obesity is quickly becoming America’s next health crisis. The consequences are not only regarding physical health, but also psychological health. Along with causing issues with self-image and self-worth, it can also effect individual organ systems, life expectancy, academic and cognitive development, and vocational success. 280 more words
Recently released CDC data doesn’t project a good picture on the state of physical inactivity in the country. A study compiling data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) from 2006-2011 looked at insufficiently active, and totally sedentary individuals and found physical inactivity alone accounts for about 12% of aggregate health care costs in the United States, a whopping $131 billion. 572 more words