The Centers for Disease Control released its national abortion report on Wednesday and the new figures how the number of abortions in the United States has declined to a historic low. Although approximately 699,000 babies lost their lives in abortions in 2012, the latest year CDC has produced figures for, that represents a decline of about […]
Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2015 HIV Vital Signs focusing on preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP). This Vital Signs includes two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR), one from CDC and one from New York State Department of Health: Vital Signs: Estimated Percentages and Numbers of Adults with Indications for Preexposure...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data Tuesday to alert the 1.2 million Americans and their doctors that they should be counseled about taking the pill known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis. That one million...Show More Summary
Injections of hyaluronic acid (HA) are a common treatment of pain in osteoarthritis of the knee - a condition that affects 27 million Americans according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The injections replace natural...Show More Summary
''Tis the season for family gatherings and plenty of turkey. This Thanksgiving, be sure to keep your family and guests safe from foodborne illnesses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in 6 Americans (48 million) get sick with foodborne illnesses each year. Broken down further, 128,000 people require hospitalization and 3,000 die of […]
Rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale stores is likely the source of an E. coli outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday. Nineteen people have contracted the illness, with one case in California, four in Colorado, one in Missouri, six in Montana,...
At least 19 people may have been infected by E. coli after eating rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco’s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday that, as of Nov. 23, there were 19 people from seven states sickened by the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 linked to consumption of Costco chicken salad made with rotisserie chicken. Show More Summary
As part of their "Treatment Works" campaign, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sharing the experience of people with HIV who have dealt with real issues around stigma, acceptance, and treatment but are now living well. Show More Summary
Nov 24 (Reuters) - At least 19 people may have been infected by E.coli after eating rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. Five people have...Show More Summary
About 1.2 million Americans should be on PrEP in order to prevent HIV, according to a report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released today. PrEP is a one-daily pill regimen that can help you stay HIV-negative. It is sold under...Show More Summary
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control finds that approximately 1 in 4 gay men should be taking Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, on a daily basis to prevent HIV transmission. That equates to roughly 1.2 million gay… Read The post CDC Says 1 in 4 Gay Men Should Be on PrEP appeared first on Towleroad.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is making a big push to get more people at "substantial" risk of getting HIV to start on a daily pill that has been shown to dramatically reduce their risk of infection.Read full articl...
Triatomine bugs, known more commonly as "kissing bugs," have been found in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bug is native to the southern United States, South America,...Show More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a deadly insect known as the "kissing bug" has made its way to Georgia. The CDC says there have been sightings of the bug, also known as the triatomine bug, in some southern states. It's unclear when, where or how many of the bugs have been reported....
In a statement posted Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced that it is working with other western states and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate illnesses due to E. coli O157:H7 from chicken salad purchased at Colorado Costco stores in late October. The... Continue Reading
The recent report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows an 'alarming' rate of STDs among homosexuals.
A sexually transmitted disease epidemic is growing in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week. The federal agency pointed to its 2015 screening recommendations and noted that "too many young...Show More Summary
Three new states today reported E. coli infections in the same strain as the Chipotle outbreak in the Pacific Northwest earlier this fall, according to a statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the investigation...Show More Summary
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday that three additional states reported E. coli infections of the same strain as the Chipotle outbreak, sending shares in the chain down more than 9 percent. The new outbreak reports came from California, Ohio and New York, the...