Justice Department Charges Over 600 People For Health Care FraudThe U.S. Justice Department has announced charges against more than 600 people, including doctors, for taking part in health care frauds.
CDC: Less Than 25% Of US Adults Get Enough Exercise Have you exercised this week? Chances are, if you are an adult living in the US, you are not getting enough exercise.
FDA Warns Consumers In Florida, 22 Other States Not To Eat Cut Melon Due To Salmonella Florida was added to the list of states where cut melon may be contaminated with salmonella, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. This brings the total number of states to 23.
Lettuce Lover? Authorities Update Consumers On Romaine LettuceLove lettuce? Who doesn't? There is no need to freak out about the recent E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
Illnesses From Mosquito, Tick, And Flea Bites Increasing In USThere’s a new warning about the increasing spread of mosquito, tick and flea-borne illnesses.
Avoid Eating Romaine Lettuce After E. Coli Outbreak, Says CDCThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says to stay away from all chopped romaine lettuce.
Body Of Missing CDC Researcher Found, Police ConfirmA CDC researcher who went missing over seven weeks ago has been found dead in a Georgia river.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
Focus On South Florida: Suicide PreventionIn Florida, suicide is the leading cause of death and the second leading cause of death among those 44 years old and under. That is above the national average.
Hospitals Seeing More Opioid Overdoses Than Ever, CDC Report SaysThe latest snapshot of the opioid epidemic shows things are actually getting worse despite the growing national attention.
Thousands Of Flu Patients Inundate Hospitals, Back Up CalledAccording to CDC projections, there have been 700 thousand flu related hospitalizations this season.
Flu Stomps The Nation, Overwhelming ERs & Leaving 20 Children Dead The flu is everywhere right now, according to the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
CDC Director Defends Agency Over Report Of 'Dirty Words' ListThe Director for the Centers for Disease Control is defending the agency, after a report that it has compiled a list of seven "dirty words" that should not be used when asking Congress for money.