Tag : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine

News  23 February '16

HPV Infection Among Teen Girls Drops Since Vaccine Program Started

Researchers say that HPV vaccination is serving its purpose in the US. HPV infection rates among young women have dropped since the program kicked off.

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Health/Nutrition  22 February '16

US Sleep Patterns: 1 Out Of 3 American Adults Suffer Lack Of Sleep, Statistics Show

Learn more details about sleep pattern variations based on race, education, marital status and location.

CDC, NIH Directors Testify At House Hearing On Zika Virus Epidemic

Parenting  17 February '16

Zika Virus News & Update: CDC Initiates Zika Testing For Pregnant Women

The U.S. government is distributing Zika virus tests for pregnant women to various health departments across the country. However, there could temporarily be a shortage of supply, as travelers constantly determine if they've contracted an infection that could pose high risks on a developing baby.

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

Health/Nutrition  15 February '16

Zika Virus Goes To Russia: First Reported Case Of The Virus In Russia

The feared virus linked to thousands of birth defects has arrived in Russia.

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Family Life  9 February '16

Life Expectancy In The US: What 3 Things Are Keeping Americans From Having A Longer Life?

Discover the three things that contribute to a shorter lifespan for Americans and find out how to have a longer life expectancy.

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

Infant  9 February '16

Zika Virus Effects: Infection Linked To Babies' Serious Eye Defects, According To Doctors' Findings

A new study shows that the Zika virus might not only cause brain defects but also eye defects in babies. Learn more here.

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Pregnancy  4 February '16

CDC: More And More Babies Are Born With Gastroschisis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was alarmed at the number of babies born with gastroschisis.

Workers fumigate the Sambadrome ahead of Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

Pregnancy  31 January '16

Zika Virus Outbreak Update: Zika Could Be A Greater Problem Than Ebola, Experts Say

The Ebola virus outbreak that killed thousands of people was very scary. Learn why the Zika virus outbreak might even be scarier.


Infant  23 January '16

Researchers Baffled As Babies Born With Birth Defect Rise

The number of babies who were born with the condition called gastroschisis is increasing. But experts admitted that are still confused on what really cause it.

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Infant  23 January '16

Gastroschisis Birth Defect Prevalence Rate Continues To Rise; Find Out More About The Defect And Why Researchers Are Perplexed

A dangerous birth defect is on the rise in the U.S. Find out the causes, treatment, and prevention for gastroschisis.


Health/Nutrition  18 January '16

First Case Of Zika Virus Infection in the US: Baby Born With Brain Damage In Hawaii

Discover the risks of the "contagious" Zika virus making its way into the U.S. as well as its prevention.

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Health/Nutrition  15 January '16

Infertility New Treatment Breakthroughs For Analyzing Sperm

New treatment breakthroughs have been developed for infertility, a condition that affects millions of people in America. Read the details of these innovative treatments.

Dengue fever, Chikungunya virus and Zika virus

Pregnancy  14 January '16

Zika Virus Health Scare: CDC To Issue Warning For Pregnant Women Not To Travel To Some Countries

The spread of the Zika Virus in some countries has made many pregnant women feel really scared. Find out why.

Reaction in Madrid to 2020 Olympics Host City Announcement

Health/Nutrition  14 January '16

Anxiety Disorder: What Every Parent Needs To Know About The Mental Illness

Anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the U.S. -- affecting millions of Americans. Learn the signs, symptoms and causes as you prepare yourself in dealing with it.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Health/Nutrition  24 December '15

Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak News Update: Another Five Cases Recorded, Infected With Different Strain; Fast Food Chain To Close More Branches?

The new cases were identified in Oklahoma, Kansas and North Dakota.


Health/Nutrition  2 November '15

Here's How To Prevent & Treat Head Lice

One of the worst nightmares for parents is their kids having head lice. Though it is not deadly, children acquiring lice may lead to infestation among other members of the household as well as tedious measures to get rid of it. Here are some ways to prevent and treat head lice.

Breastfeeding Mom

Health/Nutrition  7 October '15

CDC: Increase In 'Baby Friendly' Hospitals That Promote Breastfeeding

Hospitals across the United States are doing better when it comes to encouraging mothers to breastfeed, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Morning After Pill Goes On Sale In Spain

News  23 July '15

Morning-After Pill Usage Spikes, More Than 20 Percent of Sexually Active Teens Girls Have Used Emergency Contraceptives

A study finds that more and more teen girls are purchasing -- and using -- emergency contraceptives, compared to its usage years ago.

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