The injury death rate among children in the U.S. dropped nearly 30 percent over the past 10 years. Despite the positive trend, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vital Signs report released today shows injuries remain the leading cause of death for youth.
A CDC report out this week delivers good and bad news about adolescent vaccinations. Data show far too few female teens are getting the HPV vaccine. We explain what's behind these findings.
Despite the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic and increased attention drawn to the importance of getting vaccinated, immunization rates among U.S. health workers increased only slightly this year and still remain far below national health goals, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.