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Antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to raw chicken has sickened 92 people in 29 states

ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT SALMONELLA LINKED TO RAW CHICKEN HAS SICKENED 92 PEOPLE IN 29 STATES

A new report from the CDC says this strain of salmonella is linked to raw chicken pet food, raw chicken products and live chickens,...

What to Know About Acute Flaccid Myelitis, the Rare Polio-Like Illness That's Affecting Kids

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS, THE RARE POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS THAT'S AFFECTING KIDS

According to the CDC, cases of a serious condition that affects the nervous system, causing weakness in the arms or legs, is on the...

 
 
 
Beach Beat: Trending to make a difference with HandwashingHeroes

BEACH BEAT: TRENDING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH HANDWASHINGHEROES

Opinion When I first heard about the whole hashtag thing I thought it was rather amusing. The people who had been online since their...

Five Things to Know About CDC's 6|18 Initiative

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CDC'S 6|18 INITIATIVE

As the US health care system undergoes dynamic change, increased alignment between health care quality and payment is providing new...

 
 
 
Thousands of US children get NO vaccines at all - and the number is growing, CDC report reveals

THOUSANDS OF US CHILDREN GET NO VACCINES AT ALL - AND THE NUMBER IS GROWING, CDC REPORT REVEALS

An estimated 100,000 young children have not had a vaccination against any of the 14 diseases for which shots are recommended, the...

Flooding from Hurricane Michael creates food safety issues across South

FLOODING FROM HURRICANE MICHAEL CREATES FOOD SAFETY ISSUES ACROSS SOUTH

Strong winds and heavy rain continue to wreak havoc across parts of the South today as Hurricane Michael meanders out of Georgia and...

 
 
 

TO ENSURE HISTORY DOES NOT REPEAT ITSELF, GET A FLU SHOT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out with shocking new data : an estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications...

FDA Expands Gardasil to Cover Adults to Age 45

FDA EXPANDS GARDASIL TO COVER ADULTS TO AGE 45

About 14 million Americans become infected with HPV every year, the CDC says. About 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer...

 
 
 
CDC weighs in on Salmonella Newport Outbreak tied to JBS Tolleson

CDC WEIGHS IN ON SALMONELLA NEWPORT OUTBREAK TIED TO JBS TOLLESON

As of October 4, 2018, 57 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 16 states. A list...

The United States of fast food: CDC reveals 40% of Americans eat fast food every day

THE UNITED STATES OF FAST FOOD: CDC REVEALS 40% OF AMERICANS EAT FAST FOOD EVERY DAY

A new report from the CDC has found that adults between ages 20 and 39 were the most likely group at about 45 percent, but then consumption...

 
 
 
CDC, FDA urge public to look for Gravel Ridge eggs; more states report illnesses

CDC, FDA URGE PUBLIC TO LOOK FOR GRAVEL RIDGE EGGS; MORE STATES REPORT ILLNESSES

During the past three weeks public health officers confirmed another two dozen people with Salmonella Enteritidis infections in an...

FDA seizes thousands of documents from Juul

FDA SEIZES THOUSANDS OF DOCUMENTS FROM JUUL

The raid in San Francisco by the FDA today was part of the agency's latest crackdown on e-cigarette companies. It came as the CDC revealed...

 
 
 
CDC declares Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak is over; warning continues

CDC DECLARES HONEY SMACKS SALMONELLA OUTBREAK IS OVER; WARNING CONTINUES

The CDC has declared the Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak traced to Kellogg's Honey Smacks is over, with 135 having been confirmed infected,...

CDC: 80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

CDC: 80,000 PEOPLE DIED OF FLU LAST WINTER IN US

It was the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.

 
 
 
Newborn syphilis rate DOUBLES in just four years - hitting 20-year high, CDC report reveals

NEWBORN SYPHILIS RATE DOUBLES IN JUST FOUR YEARS - HITTING 20-YEAR HIGH, CDC REPORT REVEALS

The spike in congenital syphilis mirrors the uptick in men and women contracting the condition nationwide, less than two decades after...

Cargill's 66 million tons of recalled beef for E. coli contamination went everywhere

CARGILL'S 66 MILLION TONS OF RECALLED BEEF FOR E. COLI CONTAMINATION WENT EVERYWHERE

Just as the late, great Johnny Cash once sang about having traveled every road in the land, those 66 tons of ground beef recalled on...

 
 
 
Flu vaccine propaganda: Real science vs the CDC

FLU VACCINE PROPAGANDA: REAL SCIENCE VS THE CDC

The great campaign to coax more Americans into getting a flu shot seems to get more aggressive every year. As the mainstream media...

Nearly four million US teens vape cannabis, CDC report reveals

NEARLY FOUR MILLION US TEENS VAPE CANNABIS, CDC REPORT REVEALS

In its first report on how teenagers,e-cigarettes and cannabis, the CDC's latest data suggests that the devices may be making it easier...

 
 
 
CDC says parasitic outbreak traced to McDonald's salad has ended

CDC SAYS PARASITIC OUTBREAK TRACED TO MCDONALD'S SALAD HAS ENDED

The FDA reports advances in testing helped investigators during an outbreak of cyclospora infections this summer. More than 500 people...

Obesity map reveals more than 35 percent of people in seven US states are dangerously overweight

OBESITY MAP REVEALS MORE THAN 35 PERCENT OF PEOPLE IN SEVEN US STATES ARE DANGEROUSLY OVERWEIGHT

A new map released by the CDC reveals that Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia all have obesity...