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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
May 10, 2016
Urine test could simplify Zika virus detection
A urine-based test for Zika virus infection has shown to be more effective than the common blood-based one for many patients, ...
May 08, 2016
Passengers on cruise ship docked in Maine may have norovirus
Federal health officials said passengers aboard the first cruise ship to dock in Portland, Maine, this season may have ...
May 06, 2016
All those questions about Zika's threat even touch baseball
Scientists know the Zika virus causes devastating birth defects but they can't yet tell how big a threat it is or what to do ...
May 06, 2016
Baseball scraps Puerto Rico series amid Zika concerns
Zika virus concerns have forced the Pirates-Marlins series out of Puerto Rico, with the two games instead shifted to Miami ...
May 05, 2016
Study strengthens suspected link between Zika and paralysis
A study in Brazil found nearly 90 percent of people with a rare paralyzing condition said they had symptoms of Zika earlier ...
May 03, 2016
CDC: Preschoolers with ADHD often given drugs before therapy
Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials ...
May 02, 2016
Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often ...
April 28, 2016
CDC: Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist
Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth ...
April 26, 2016
14 people fatally overdose on 'painkiller' in California
Fourteen people in the Sacramento, California, area have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller, and ...
April 22, 2016
Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites
Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the ...
April 21, 2016
Worried about Zika, MLB players question Puerto Rico games
Players from the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates have expressed concerns about their two-game series next month in ...
April 20, 2016
Report: Life expectancy dipped a bit for white women in US
Life expectancy for white women has fallen a little, according to a new government report. White women lost about five weeks ...
April 18, 2016
Still many questions about Zika's threat to pregnant women
Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a ...
April 13, 2016
CDC: Zika definitely causes severe birth defects
Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said ...
April 12, 2016
US officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is
The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials say, as they urge more ...
April 11, 2016
US officials: The more we learn about Zika, scarier it is
The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials said Monday as they urged ...
April 01, 2016
State health officials urged to get ready now for Zika in US
The government urged health officials around the country Friday to get ready now in case there are outbreaks of the ...
March 31, 2016
No change in how common autism is in US kids: about 1 in 68
A government report released Thursday shows no change in how common autism is among U.S. children. About 1 in 68 school-aged ...
March 30, 2016
CDC expands range of Zika mosquito into parts of Northeast
The mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus may live in a broader swath of the U.S. than previously thought — but that ...
March 30, 2016
CDC expands range of Zika mosquitoes into parts of Northeast
Federal health officials say the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus may live in a broader swath of the U.S.