There wasn't much (any?) fanfare on the local or national news about the grim announcement from America's CDC: NCHS Data Brief ? No. 291 ? November 2017 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
A Shocking Number Of People Are Living With HIV And Don’t Know December 1, 2017 (tomorrow) is World AIDS day so this study is right on time. A report for The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) says 15%
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year an estimated 48 million people, about one in six, contract a foodborne illness. Approximately 128,000 require hospitalization, and 3,000 cases are fatal.
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Americans are failing bitterly to eat their greens: more than 90% of people in the U.S. don’t consume the recommended two to three cups of vegetables per day. Given that pleasure is a better motivator than far-off health benefits, we asked five…
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released U.S. abortion data for the year 2014, indicating that the U.S. abortion-rate decline, which began in the early 1980s, continues at a steady pace. According to the CDC, both the number of abortions and the abortion rate declined by about 2 percent between 2013 and 2014. The decline was fairly […]
Article provided by: Lucy Wyndham. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 91% of Americans over the age of 20 have had cavities at some point during their lives. It is further reported that 27% of these individuals have untreated cavities. Show More Summary
The nation's opioid epidemic kills 91 people a day, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The death toll would be even higher, were it not for emergency responders' heavy reliance on naloxone as an antidote that rapidly reverses the effects of overdose.
Their lives may be portrayed as glamorous. In fact, they’re often the opposite. Pity frequent business travelers. Doctors at organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the International Society of Travel...Show More Summary
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released U.S. abortion data for the year 2014, indicating that the U.S. abortion-rate decline, which began in the early 1980s, continues at a steady pace. According to the CDC, both the...Show More Summary
By Karen Sternheimer According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths due to heroin and synthetic opioid overdoses quadrupled in the U.S. between 1999 and 2015, with a dramatic rise occurring between 2010...
boA newly released abortion statistics report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals a reduction in the number of abortions reported in 2014. According to the CDC, over the last 10 years, abortion has seen a significant drop in the United States, with a 20 percent decrease. Show More Summary
The Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, addressing agency staff in May 2017, called the problem of opioid abuse “unquestionably, our greatest immediate challenge.” At the time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had reported 33,000 opioid overdose deaths in 2015, the majority from heroin and fentanyl. Sadly, next month the CDC is […]
Abortion numbers fell again in 2014, sinking to their lowest in more than four decades, according to a new Centers for Disease Control report. The CDC reports 652,639 abortions were performed in the United States in 2014, a 2-percent decrease from 2014. Abortions are down 21 percent across the past decade. The abortion rate – […]
With millions of Americans suffering from some kind of sleep disorder, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has described sleep deprivation as a public health epidemic. Somnox is the latest attempt to address the problem...Show More Summary
It’s estimated more than 500,000 women and girls in the U.S. are either victims of female genital mutilation or are at risk of being subjected to it—up threefold since 1990, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds light on the expansion of Lyme disease cases in the United States. Read more...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — It’s no secret teens spend hours in front of their phones, tablets and other devices. But a new analysis of Center for Disease Control numbers finds time in front of screens increases depression and suicide in the already vulnerable age group. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
People living in poverty have especially low rates. Only a sliver of Americans eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Just 12% of Americans eat the minimum daily fruit...Show More Summary
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that approximately 1 in 10 infants are born prematurely. Sadly, not all of them survive. In fact, science and most doctors continue to stand by the non-resuscitation...Show More Summary
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, accounting for one in four deaths in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Check out more of the data here. The nation's top cancer doctors areShow More Summary