Many moms switch their babies to solid foods much earlier than they should. The finding, published in Pediatrics, came from a new report by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) which showed that over 40% of parents were giving solid foods to their infants before they were 4 months old. Show More Summary
In a survey released last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 13 percent of Americans have high cholesterol. While that number marks a 27 percent drop in Americans' cholesterol levels over the past decade, managing cholesterol remains a key factor in preserving cardiovascular health and preventing heart disease.... Read Full Post
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 3 million children in America...
Those fuzzy Easter chicks can carry the potentially deadly Salmonella bacteria, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday in their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). They also described the results of their study of the 2012 outbreak which they said represented “the largest number of human illnesses ever linked to contact [...]Show More Summary
The symptoms of gastroenteritis aren’t pretty, but at least doctors know what’s behind the wave of cases in recent years. According to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control, norovirus sent nearly 1 million children under age five in the U.S. Show More Summary
The obesity epidemic might be at an all time high, but a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that Americans are actually eating significantly less. Americans Are Eating Less But Still Gaining Weight is a post from: CalorieLab - Health News & Information Blog
The number of children with autism is "significantly" higher than previously thought, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. School-aged boys were four times more likely to have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis than girls, according to the new data. The CDC released a report a year ago [...]
One in 50 school-aged kids has autism in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The finding came from a survey of parents which revealed that the number of American children with autism spectrum disorder has increased significantly since 2007. Show More Summary
According to Reuters, a pair of new studies by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Alzheimer’s Association find that a combination of factors — including an aging population, more targeted early diagnosis efforts, and the failure to discover a viable cure — have contributed to a sharp rise in recorded American deaths [...]
Black women are leading in abortions… Black Women Four Times More Likely Than White Women To Get Abortion According to the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, there were 846,181 abortions in the U.S. in 2006, ...
“A sneaky germ.” That’s how the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes Salmonella. The agency follows that uncomplimentary description with a warning that Salmonella can contaminate more than just poultry and eggs. “It sneaks its way into many foods — ground beef, pork, tomatoes, sprouts — even peanut butter,” says the CDC site.... Continue Reading
Mobile phoning, and even texting or emailing, while driving is common among Americans, according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that finds these habits are more prevalent in the US than in several European countries. Show More Summary
Nearly a third of American drivers apparently have a death wish, based on data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC’s study is based on data collected in the US during October 2011, and the organization found that approximately one in three American drivers send or read text messages on their... Read More
Obesity has become one of the most prevalent diseases in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 35% of American adults are considered obese today, and rates of this disease among children...Show More Summary
A woman's health status before pregnancy is critical for the health and wellbeing of the fetus and mother-to-be. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has set Healthy People 2020 national objectives for women of reproductive...Show More Summary
An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to ground beef that started in early December of 2012 is now thought to have ended in mid-February after sickening a total of 22 people, announced the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday. The 22 illnesses linked to the outbreak occurred in 6 states: Arizona (1 case), Illinois... Continue Reading
A Maryland man who recently died of rabies contracted the disease from an organ transplant more than a year ago, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. According to the Washington Post, health officials have confirmed that the man, whose identity was kept anonymous, died in early March after he contracted [...]Show More Summary
A Maryland transplant recipient has died of rabies after receiving an infected organ from a donor, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday.
A Maryland man who recently died had received a kidney transplant. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has determined that the donor had rabies and that the disease was transmitted to the Maryland man. Three other organ recipients are now receiving anti-rabies shots.
A Maryland man recently died of rabies that he contracted from a tainted organ he received in a transplant operation more than a year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Health care teams are now giving anti-rabies shots to three other patients who received organs from the same donor as the [...]