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New cases of salmonellosis reported in melon-related outbreak

NEW CASES OF SALMONELLOSIS REPORTED IN MELON-RELATED OUTBREAK

Ten more people are sick in a Salmonella outbreak that has spread to two more states. Pre-cut melons are implicated, according to public...

Rural Americans are 2 to 3 times more at risk of severe obesity

RURAL AMERICANS ARE 2 TO 3 TIMES MORE AT RISK OF SEVERE OBESITY

For years, severe obesity rates have been three times higher among rural children in the US as among urban kids. But the disparity...

 
 
 
Cigarette smoking reaches an all-time low in the US down to just 14 percent, says CDC

CIGARETTE SMOKING REACHES AN ALL-TIME LOW IN THE US DOWN TO JUST 14 PERCENT, SAYS CDC

Smoking has hit an all-time low among US adults with just 13.9 percent puffing on cigarettes in 2017, down from 15.5 percent in 2016,...

Multi-state outbreak of Salmonella linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks

MULTI-STATE OUTBREAK OF SALMONELLA LINKED TO KELLOGG'S HONEY SMACKS

CDC recommends people do not eat recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal because it has been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella...

 
 
 
CDC: Don't eat any Kellogg Honey Smacks of any size, date

CDC: DON'T EAT ANY KELLOGG HONEY SMACKS OF ANY SIZE, DATE

Regardless of the package size or date codes, consumers should not eat any Kellogg's Honey Smacks according to public health officials...

Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal is linked to a salmonella outbreak spanning 31 states

KELLOGG'S HONEY SMACKS CEREAL IS LINKED TO A SALMONELLA OUTBREAK SPANNING 31 STATES

The CDC has linked a salmonella outbreak spanning 31 states to Kellogg 's Honey Smacks cereal. The outbreak has sickened at least 73...

 
 
 
Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC survey finds

FEWER TEENS HAVING SEX AND USING DRUGS, CDC SURVEY FINDS

While sex and drug use are on the decline among teenagers in the United States, other health risks - including suicidal ideation and...

Drop in US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk

DROP IN US TEENS SMOKING, DOING DRUGS AND DRINKING MILK

Every year the CDC surveys lifestyle habits of 15,000 teens across the US. In 1991, more than half drank milk, had had sex, and drank...

 
 
 
Drowning is the leading cause of death in children under 4, CDC says

DROWNING IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CHILDREN UNDER 4, CDC SAYS

A fifth of drowning deaths a year involve kids, and many are in California. Olympic skier Bode Miller's 19-month-old daughter lost...

Iowa added to list of states that received melon linked to outbreak

IOWA ADDED TO LIST OF STATES THAT RECEIVED MELON LINKED TO OUTBREAK

As the FDA added another state to the list of those that received pre-cut melon implicated in a salmonellosis outbreak, the chair of...

 
 
 
'Al desko' dining is making you FAT: Workers eat thousands of empty calories of vending machine junk

'AL DESKO' DINING IS MAKING YOU FAT: WORKERS EAT THOUSANDS OF EMPTY CALORIES OF VENDING MACHINE JUNK

More than 60 percent of American workers eat at their desks, and they are consuming 1,000 often empty calories from vending machine...

Caito joins big melon recall after CDC reports 60 ill in Salmonella outbreak

CAITO JOINS BIG MELON RECALL AFTER CDC REPORTS 60 ILL IN SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

Caito Foods recalled fresh melon Saturday after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a multistate Salmonella...

 
 
 
60 with Salmonella in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio

60 WITH SALMONELLA IN ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MICHIGAN, MISSOURI, AND OHIO

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 60 cases from five states - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and...

71st Salmonella outbreak this century linked to backyard poultry

71ST SALMONELLA OUTBREAK THIS CENTURY LINKED TO BACKYARD POULTRY

Backyard poultry flocks infected with six strains of Salmonella are responsible for 124 illnesses in 36 states, according to the federal...

 
 
 
CDC: Suicide Rates Rising Across U.S

CDC: SUICIDE RATES RISING ACROSS U.S

Firearms were found as the most common method of suicide, again used by those both with and without mental health issues. They were...

CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

CDC REPORT REVEALS MORE THAN 45,000 AMERICANS TOOK THEIR OWN LIVES IN 2016

Just days after the alleged suicide of Kate Spade, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's reveal that suicide rates...

 
 
 
Salmonella outbreaks from raw frozen chicken not related

SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS FROM RAW FROZEN CHICKEN NOT RELATED

Salmonella Enteritidis outbreaks in Canada and the United States that have been traced to raw frozen chicken patties are likely not...

Leafy greens outbreak research on agenda at CPS symposium

LEAFY GREENS OUTBREAK RESEARCH ON AGENDA AT CPS SYMPOSIUM

A diverse array of research about fresh produce and food safety are on the agenda for the annual Center for Produce Safety Symposium,...

 
 
 
Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to raw, frozen chicken

CANADIAN SALMONELLA OUTBREAK TRACED TO RAW, FROZEN CHICKEN

State, provincial and federal officials in Canada and the United States are investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to raw frozen...

E. coli claims 4 more lives; growers promise changes

E. COLI CLAIMS 4 MORE LIVES; GROWERS PROMISE CHANGES

More people are sick, more people have died, and more states are reporting E. coli infections in an ongoing outbreak linked to romaine...