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U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

U.S. FLU CASES HIT 7 MILLION MARK: CDC

As of Jan. 5, 15 states and New York City were reporting high flu activity, and it was widespread in 30 states.

7 million Americans have the flu - but it is MUCH less deadly than last year, CDC reveals

7 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE THE FLU - BUT IT IS MUCH LESS DEADLY THAN LAST YEAR, CDC REVEALS

Experts say the promising news is that the flu shot appears much more effective at fending off infection this year, so they urge as...

 
 
 
Bankruptcy Court expected to finalize payment of $11,250,000 to E. coli Victims

BANKRUPTCY COURT EXPECTED TO FINALIZE PAYMENT OF $11,250,000 TO E. COLI VICTIMS

In the Spring of 2016, the CDC reported that thirty-two people infected with the outbreak strains of E. coli O157:H7 were reported...

CDC calls latest Romaine E. coli Outbreak over - Not so for the Victims

CDC CALLS LATEST ROMAINE E. COLI OUTBREAK OVER - NOT SO FOR THE VICTIMS

As of January 9, 2019, 62 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from 16 states and the District...

 
 
 
CDC says outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce 'appears to be over'

CDC SAYS OUTBREAK OF E. COLI INFECTIONS LINKED TO ROMAINE LETTUCE 'APPEARS TO BE OVER'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the outbreak appears to be over as of Wednesday and noted the likely source of...

Recalls show foodborne threats continue

RECALLS SHOW FOODBORNE THREATS CONTINUE

Editor's note: Today Food Safety News takes a look back at the most significant recalls in the United States in 2018. As in past years,...

 
 
 
The average American is nearly obese and 24 lbs heavier than in the 60s, CDC data reveal

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN IS NEARLY OBESE AND 24 LBS HEAVIER THAN IN THE 60S, CDC DATA REVEAL

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sized up the Average American, and found that for women and men alike, weight, BMI...

Real People Eating Romaine - with E. coli

REAL PEOPLE EATING ROMAINE - WITH E. COLI

According to the CDC, fifty-nine people infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 have been reported...

 
 
 
59 in US and 27 in Canada with E. coli linked to California Romaine

59 IN US AND 27 IN CANADA WITH E. COLI LINKED TO CALIFORNIA ROMAINE

Fifty-nine people infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from 15 states and...

CDC reveals that E. coli outbreak has sickened 59 people in 15 states

CDC REVEALS THAT E. COLI OUTBREAK HAS SICKENED 59 PEOPLE IN 15 STATES

So far, 59 have been sickened in 15 states in the current E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the CDC said. The Adam Brothers...

 
 
 
BULLETIN: FDA names California romaine farm as CDC reports additional E. coli patients

BULLETIN: FDA NAMES CALIFORNIA ROMAINE FARM AS CDC REPORTS ADDITIONAL E. COLI PATIENTS

They say the investigation is ongoing and more sources are possible, but as of this afternoon, the FDA is reporting traceback efforts...

Fentanyl is now officially the deadliest drug in America, CDC declares

FENTANYL IS NOW OFFICIALLY THE DEADLIEST DRUG IN AMERICA, CDC DECLARES

New data released by the CDC show that between 2013 and 2016, overdoses from the drug - which can be 100 times stronger than heroin...

 
 
 
Just say no to cookie dough: CDC urges Americans to avoid the gooey delight

JUST SAY NO TO COOKIE DOUGH: CDC URGES AMERICANS TO AVOID THE GOOEY DELIGHT

Raw eggs carry salmonella risk, and flour carries and E. coli risk - both of which can leave you sick for days, or even hospitalized.

The CDC Is Being a Major Buzzkill and Warning People Not to Eat Any Raw Cookie Dough

THE CDC IS BEING A MAJOR BUZZKILL AND WARNING PEOPLE NOT TO EAT ANY RAW COOKIE DOUGH

The only thing better than eating holiday cookies is eating the raw dough beforehand. It's a time-honored tradition: before you pop...

 
 
 
Real-time Website to Track Flu Cases Developed

REAL-TIME WEBSITE TO TRACK FLU CASES DEVELOPED

Real-time flu tracker website developed by a research team may aid physicians, the CDC, and patients to efficiently track flu cases...

CDC: Cases of Polio-Like Illness May Have Peaked

CDC: CASES OF POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS MAY HAVE PEAKED

As of Nov. 30, there had been 134 cases of AFM confirmed in 33 states out of 299 cases reported to the CDC. This is an increase of...

 
 
 
Some Romaine Is OK To Eat, But Beware California, CDC Says

SOME ROMAINE IS OK TO EAT, BUT BEWARE CALIFORNIA, CDC SAYS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has traced an ongoing E. coli outbreak to the Central Coastal region of California....

CDC identifies 31 states with 116 confirmed cases of polio-like disease

CDC IDENTIFIES 31 STATES WITH 116 CONFIRMED CASES OF POLIO-LIKE DISEASE

That's 10 more confirmed cases than the agency reported a week ago.

 
 
 
Maryland doctors: Romaine lettuce warning is serious

MARYLAND DOCTORS: ROMAINE LETTUCE WARNING IS SERIOUS

The CDC put out an alert after dozens of people were sickened with E. coli after eating Romaine lettuce. Maryland doctors say the warning...

Americans are still sitting too much, CDC says

AMERICANS ARE STILL SITTING TOO MUCH, CDC SAYS

You've heard it before, but the message is still urgent: One in four U.S. adults sits for more than eight hours a day, the CDC says.