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Improving Treatment for Schizophrenia

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 […]

Sleep: Your Questions Answered

2 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

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

CDC: 181 People in 40 States Infected With Salmonella From Contact With Live Poultry

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 cases of Salmonella in US tied to live poultry

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).

National Briefing | Washington: Tanning Bed Use Falls

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.

CDC awards $216 million to community-based organizations to deliver the most-effective HIV prevention strategies to those in greatest need

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...

Over 1 in 8 Americans Living with HIV Don't Know It

2 days agoLGBT / Gay :

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

More Than One In Eight Americans Unaware They Have HIV, Says CDC

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

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. […]

Mommy's Watches tracks safety of breast milk

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

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

CDC Warns Of Swimming Pool And Hot Tub Parasite Outbreak

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

6 Diabetic-Friendly Snacks for Eating on the Go

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.

DailyDirt: Bite Me. No, Wait, Don't...

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

The Truth About Swallowing Pool Water Will Gross You Out

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

What You Eat Isn't What You Get: The 6 Troubling Ingredients Hiding in Your Food

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

Use antibiotic stewardship programs to help reduce antibiotic resistance

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 […]

CDC: Red Eyes after Swimming is Thanks to Pee in the Pool AGGGHHH GROSS

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at! 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......

CDC Warns Everyone Not To Poop In Pools And Hot Tubs

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

Diarrhea Outbreak Found to Be Linked to Hot Tubs and Pools

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

The Center for Disease Control Warns, Don't Pee in the Pool

Thanks to a study released by the CDC, it's likely no one will ever swim in a public pool again[...]

CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it

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.

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