The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused a stir this summer when it announced that more than 80 of its employees might have been exposed to anthrax.
Amanda, a 30-year-old who smoked during pregnancy, gave birth two months early to a baby girl who had to spend weeks in an incubator.
In 2012 health care providers wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioid painkillers — equaling a bottle of pills per American adult — according to data released by the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention on Tuesday.
Communities across the nation are encouraging people of all ages and sexual orientations to participate today in National HIV Testing Day.
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Twenty years ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created its Vaccines For Children Program to provide free immunizations to children.
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Public health nerds, get ready for a week of — well — nerdiness.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request mixes good and bad news for public health, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.
With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
Most U.S. states need to make some improvements to better protect residents against infectious disease outbreaks and ready their communities for public health disasters, according to new analyses from health groups.