Remember that Barbie doll artist Nickolay Lamm made using the Center for Disease Control's actual average measurements for a 19-year old girl? Well now he's back with a crowdfunding project to manufacture a line of realistic bodied Lammily dolls. Show More Summary
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of the adult population over the age of twenty in the United States is obese.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US, trailing the top two killers, heart disease and cancer. But a new study suggests Alzheimer's actually contributes...Show More Summary
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Apply by April 11 to be one of the 54 lucky/gifted high school juniors and seniors chosen to attend the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Disease Detective Camp this summer.
According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is around 1 in 20. But according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 20 million adults...Show More Summary
In an amazing breakthrough in AIDS research, scientists at both Rockefeller University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta have developed antiretroviral injections that, when given once a month, have been shown to suppress AIDS symptoms and protect against the virus in monkeys. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, DC, March 5, 2014 — Described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as "physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse," intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue affecting millions of people in the United States. Show More Summary
Health officials have long been warning us about the overuse of antibiotics and the rise of drug-resistant "superbugs." Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is shining a light on how hospitals are contributing to the problem. "Prescribing [antibiotics] varies widely among hospitals," CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, an infectious disease expert, said in […]
Chris Mooney reports on a new study that suggests it may be impossible: The paper tested the effectiveness of four separate pro-vaccine messages, three of which were based very closely on how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) itself talks about vaccines. The results can only be called grim: Not a single one […]
Double-barreled news today from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an analysis of several sets of hospital data, gathered by the agency and also purchased from independent databases, the CDC said it found that more than 37...
The percentage of U.S. babies born outside of hospitals has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2012, 1.36% of all U.S. births occurred outside...Show More Summary
Sadly, one-third of U.S. children are overweight or obese, says the Center for Disease Control. Many kids need more exercise and less time watching television or playing video games. But what if parents could turn playing outside into...Show More Summary
At least 481 people in 25 states have been found sickened in the national Salmonella outbreak tied to Foster Farms brand chicken, according to the latest outbreak update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since the last update on January 16, 51 new cases have been reported from five states: Arizona (3),... Continue Reading
Dozens more people have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak tied to Foster Farms chicken that was thought to have been over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that 71.67 percent of babies aborted in Mississippi are black, while 26.6 percent are white--an outcome that stands in sharp contrast to the fact that whites outnumber blacks in that state by nearly two to one. Show More Summary
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control (NYT) shows that the obesity rate has fallen 43 percent in the last decade among two- to five-year-olds, while staying more or less the same for all other age groups. Ambers says this bodes well for these kids as they grow up: A decrease in the growth rate […]
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...Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — A Delaware company has recalled 16 varieties of cheese after some of the cheeses were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. Show More Summary
At least eight people have been sickened with Listeria monocytogenes infections after eating cheese produced by Roos Foods under a number of brand names, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Seven patients were hospitalized in Maryland, while one person in California has died. Five of the illnesses involved a pregnancy: two... Continue Reading