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DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication

DARPA, on the back of the US government's BRAIN program, has begun the development of tiny electronic implants that interface directly with your nervous system and can directly control and regulate many different diseases and chronic conditions, such as arthritis, PTSD, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease), and depression. Show More Summary

Sharyl Attkisson: CDC Responds to Allegation it Omitted Vaccine-Autism Study Link

We have excerpted this from Sharyl Attkisson's site - a daily must-read. By Sharyl Attkisson The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to a charge from one of its own senior scientists that it omitted key data...

Youth Who Have Used E-Cigarettes Report Greater Intent to Try Regular Cigarettes

A recent study by a Georgia State University scientist and her colleagues with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that youth who have never even touched a regular tobacco cigarette -- but have ever used e-cigarettes -- are more likely to report that they may try conventional cigarettes.

Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits

CORAL GABLES, Fla (Aug. 26, 2014)-- Cigarette smoking kills approximately 440,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection. It's the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. In order to overcome this addiction, many people resort to nicotine replacement therapies. read more

Director Of CDC: Ebola Will 'Get Worse Before It Gets Better'

The Ebola virus outbreak that has killed thousands in West Africa will more than likely continue to get worse, unless an “unprecedented” response can rein it in, according to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Show More Summary

You’re Eating More Trans Fat Than You Think, Study Finds

2 days agoHealth : Healthland

Scan the grocery store shelves, and you’ll find “0 grams of trans fat” labels nearly everywhere you look. But a new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Preventing Chronic Disease finds that trans fat is still present in many foods, even in those that make the ‘0 grams’ claim.…

7 Little Known Ways In Which Poor Sleep Is Killing You And Your Career

Tired huh? Or more like exhausted? Fact: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 30 percent, or 40.6 million, of American adults are sleeping six hours or less everyday. Chances are you’re in that statistic....Show More Summary

Register Today for PrEP Webinar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Office of Health Equity, in collaboration with CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN), will host a webinar titled, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)...Show More Summary

US health worker home after 'low-risk' Ebola exposure

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A health worker with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has returned to the United States after possible exposure to Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, the agency said Wednesday. The CDC downplayed the risk of infection,...Show More Summary

CDC LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN – We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time

Podemos Detener el VIH Una Conversación a la Vez or We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time was launched today! This new national communications campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the latest addition to the Act Against AIDS portfolio, encourages Hispanics/Latinos to talk openly about HIV and AIDS with...

CDC Whistleblower Story: Danke to Franchi

By Anne Dachel On Aug 20, 2014, just after the announcement of a whistleblower from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaking out about that agency's cover-up of an MMR study linking the vaccine to autism, Gary Franchi talked...

CDC Frauds: Connections Between the DeStefano Paper and the Thorsen Affair.

Frank Destefano By John Stone Last week a Centers for Disease Control employee, William Thompson, came forward as whistleblower to admit that a 2004 study of led by Frank DeStefano, of which Thompson himself was co-author was fraudulent, disguising the...

Clues in a Disease Spreader’s Reaction

5 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

Scientists are learning how to better control leishmaniasis by paying more attention to the fly bite’s effect on the fly, who actually benefits from it.

Disease Control: Fighting Ebola, and the Conspiracy Theories

5 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

The developed world has the same problem with myths about vaccines. In Africa, working with trusted community leaders is a key.

E-cigarettes more likely to lead to smoking among adolescents, CDC study finds

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes, according to a study released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results show that 43.9 percent of sixth- through 12th-graders...Show More Summary

CDC Study: Teens Love E-Cigs

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, America's teens loooove e-cigs. They are trying them at a rapidly increasing rate and reporting that yeah, vaping is chill. CDC figures released today show that over 250 million youths tried e-cigs last year, which is triple the number of kids who tried them in 2011. Read more...

Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to try tobacco, CDC says

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The morass of conflicting information about e-cigarettes and tobacco use grew deeper Monday, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new study showing that adolescents who vape say they are much more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes. Read full article >>

Alarm grows as Ebola outbreak spurs more flight cancellations, border closures

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was supposed to fly to West Africa on Monday to gauge the effects of the world’s worst Ebola outbreak. Read full article >>

E-cigarettes may be tempting non-smoking youths to smoke: CDC study

Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lends evidence to the argument that electronic cigarettes encourage youth smoking. Show More Summary

As Ebola Rages, Controlling the Deadly Spread

As the out-of-control Ebola epidemic continues, an infectious disease physician and a medical historian -- both at Rutgers University -- discuss the risk for Americans, lessons from medical history, and treating people already at ri...

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