Tag : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Four Building At Harvard University Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Health/Nutrition  28 April '16

Harvard Students Isolated After Mumps Outbreak

A mumps outbreak at Harvard has got university officials worried that more students will get infected just in time for the upcoming commencement exercises.

World Health Organisation Calls For Regulation Of Ecigarettes

Behavior  27 April '16

Tobacco No More: Teenagers Now Prefer E-Cigarettes

Teenagers are now opting to use e-cigarettes or vapes. In recent years, teens have dropped traditional cigarettes in favor of the vaporizers.

Demand For Consumer Appliances Strong Despite Weak Global Economies

Health  27 April '16

Gel Laundry Capsules Cause Children To Be Hospitalized From Poisoning

An alarming number of children were required immediate medical attention for accidentally swallowing gel laundry detergent capsules.

UCSF Cancer Center Uses Latest Technologies To Battle Cancer

Medicine  26 April '16

Diabetes Drug Believed To Prevent Menopausal Women From Developing Cancer

Are diabetes and cancer connected? A type 2 diabetes drug is believed to prevent post-menopausal women from developing cancer.

Britain Enjoys Late Summer Heatwave

Health/Nutrition  21 April '16

Life Expectancy For White Women In US Dips

The decline in the life expectancy of white females in the United States was attributed to diseases, suicide and drug problems.

Maxim Celebrates The Breathe Vape Smart Launch In NYC With Music Curated By Series

Health/Nutrition  18 April '16

Teen Smoking: Traditional Tobacco Use Decreases While E-Cigarette Use Sees Shocking Rise Among Kids

Teen smoking has reportedly gone into a new trend with traditional tobacco use now being exchanged for e-cigarette and vaping implement use.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health/Nutrition  17 April '16

Zika Virus In The US.: How To Reduce The Severity Of Potential Outbreak This Summer

Discover what factors might affect the severity of the possible Zika virus outbreak in the U.S.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Pregnancy  14 April '16

CDC Finally Makes It Official: Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

Read on and learn more details about CDC's official confirmation about Zika virus' link to birth defects.

Bronx School Stands Out

School  8 April '16

Proper Sex Education Still Lacking In US Schools

When young people are better informed through sex education, their health safety is less likely to be at risk.

HIV Activists Protest Outside Aids Summit At The United Nations

Health/Nutrition  30 March '16

Free Condoms At Airports Seen As Alternative Solution To Stop Zika Spread In The US

U.S. health officials are now open to the idea of giving free condoms at airports to hopefully reduce the spread of the Zika virus in the country.

Merkel and Governors Discuss Smoking Ban

Health/Nutrition  29 March '16

Study Says Heavy Smokers With Mental Illnesses Are More At Risk For Heart Disease After They Quit Smoking

A recent study has shown that heavy smokers with mental illnesses who quit smoking are usually the ones being excluded in a study, which made researchers wonder whether the effects normal people have are the same as people suffering from mental disorders.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Pregnancy  28 March '16

Zika Virus And Microcephaly Prevention: CDC Guidelines For Delaying Pregnancy Due To Zika Exposure

The CDC has issued some guidelines on how to prevent microcephaly due to Zika virus exposure.

Pregnant Women Practice Yoga In Beijing

Pregnancy  22 March '16

California Doctors Discover What Stress Before Pregnancy Can Do To Baby’s Weight

Medical researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles have found a link between stress before pregnancy and lower birth weight in babies.

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Health/Nutrition  16 March '16

Measles and Pertussis Rates Increase as Parents Refuse Childhood Vaccinations

Research says that children whose childhood vaccinations were skipped or delayed contribute to the number of pertussis and measles outbreaks in the United States.

Youngsters Receive Childhood Immunization

Health/Nutrition  11 March '16

Protecting Your Child From Chicken Pox

Chickenpox can be serious: here's how to protect your family from this itch.

Rabies vaccination

Parenting  7 March '16

Why Rabies Vaccinations Are Important For Your Dog

It is extremely important to get rabies vaccinations for domesticated dogs to prevent bite accidents from wild animals.

Venice Family Clinic's Art Walk & Auctions

Health/Nutrition  4 March '16

Whole Foods Market Discontinues Selling of Blue Cheese For Fear of Listeria Infection

Whole Foods Market recalls Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheeses after Maytag Dairy Farms found Listeria monocytogenes in two lots of cheese in Iowa.

Close-Up Of Mosquitoes

Health/Nutrition  3 March '16

First Recorded Zika Infected Woman in New Hampshire, Acquired the Virus through Sexual Contact

New Hampshire recorded its very first Zika virus case with a woman victim. However, she was not bitten by a carrier mosquito.

Toddler falls out of car trunk in China, driver doesn’t notice

Toddler  3 March '16

Toddler Falls From Car Without Grandpa-Driver Noticing

A little boy from China fell from a van into a busy highway without his grandfather even noticing.

Sao Paulo Lab Produces Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes To Combat Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  2 March '16

Getting Infected With the Zika Virus Might Increase Your Risk of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

A new research found that the Zika virus might also cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome to infected individuals.

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: 6 Months to Go Press Conference

Health/Nutrition  28 February '16

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Reconsider Attending 2016 Rio Olympics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised pregnant women to forgo this year's Summer Games to lessen the cases of birth defects in newborn babies.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Pregnancy  26 February '16

Zika Virus In The US: CDC Reports Abortions, Miscarriages and Microcephaly Among Zika-Infected Mothers

Learn more about the latest news on Zika virus in the U.S.

HPV Vaccine

News  23 February '16

Number of HPV Related Infection Decreased Since Vaccine Was First Introduced, Study Says

Experts found a significant decreas in the number of HPV related infection since the introduction of the vaccine.

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