Left untreated, the disease can cause a significant loss in quality of life, including unemployment and estrangement from loved ones. But many people with schizophrenia can control the disorder and live without symptoms for several years if they consistently take prescribed antipsychotic medication, typically a daily pill. The problem is that many people don’t continue […]
Americans live in a “chronically sleep-deprived society.” That's according to RAND's Wendy Troxel, an expert on sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agrees, calling sleep deprivation a “public health epidemic.” JustShow More Summary
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is working with state public health, veterinary, and agriculture officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to investigate four multi-state outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry. Show More Summary
181 people in 40 states in the US have recently been infected with Salmonella associated with live chicks and ducklings bought from feed stores and hatcheries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Use of tanning beds declined to 4.2 percent of American adults in 2013, down from 5.5 percent in 2010, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it has awarded $216 million over five years to 90 community-based organizations (CBOs) nationwide to deliver effective HIV prevention strategies to those at greatest risk, including people of color, men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender individuals, and people who inject drugs. “The organizations...
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, of the 1.5 million Americans living with HIV, 156,000 — or about 13% — are unaware of their status. The Obama administration has a goal of at least 90% awareness...Show More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control has issued a report that more than 1.2 million Americans are currently living with HIV, including about 156,300 who aren’t aware of it. That adds up to about 13 percent of people carrying the virus who aren’t adequately prepared to manage their own health and pose a high risk of infecting others. The L.A. […]
According to the Center for Disease Control, breast milk will stay good for around 6 hours at room temperature, five days in the fridge and two weeks or more in the freezer. That might sound pretty straight forward, but when you're dealing with the stresses of raising a child, it can be difficult to keep track. Show More Summary
The CDC has issued a warning to everyone using swimming in pools or hot tubs. A newly released report warns pool users of a hardy parasite, reports KTVU. The report released on Friday, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...Show More Summary
Diabetes is on the rise today, with the Centers for Disease Control estimating that 1 in 10 adults in the... The post 6 Diabetic-Friendly Snacks for Eating on the Go appeared first on Lifehack.
There are thousands of species of mosquitoes. Killing them all might not be advisable, but controlling how they interact with us would be good -- so that we can prevent various mosquito-borne diseases. If you hate mosquito bites, check out a few of these links to learn more about your tiny tiny nemeses. Show More Summary
When we swallow a little pool water while swimming, we usually brush it off without a second thought. Chlorine kills all germs immediately, right? Unfortunately, that's not the case, and the Center For Disease Control and PreventionShow More Summary
Let's start with the problem. The problem today is obesity and diabetes are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about one-third of American adults are obese. The American Diabetes Association estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and 86 million Americans ages 20+ have pre-diabetes. Show More Summary
Antibiotic resistance is an alarming and increasing threat to global public health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), two million people a year become infected with bacteria resistant to antibiotics and lead to 23,000 deaths in the United States alone. Simply put, the bugs are getting stronger and smarter, our antibiotic […]
Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The United States Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, has released its annual healthy swimming report, and hold on to your... (Read more......
Are you planning any summer fun that includes pools or hot tubs? If so, you’ll probably want to pay attention to the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who want everyone to avoid vacation-ruining gastrointestinal illnesses this summer. Show More Summary
Remember when hot tubs used to be associated with images of 80’s-style sexiness? Well now you can associate them with diarrhea. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report detailing outbreaks of the creepy-sounding...Show More Summary
Thanks to a study released by the CDC, it's likely no one will ever swim in a public pool again[...]
More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV - including about 156,300 who don't realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.