Pennsylvania Department Of Health Says State Hit Hardest By Romaine Lettuce E. Coli OutbreakThe nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is growing, and Pennsylvania appears to be hit the hardest.
Multi-State E.coli Outbreak Being Blamed On Romaine Lettuce Chopped romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona, area is to blame for a multi-state E. coli outbreak, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
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.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.
Flu Season's First Pediatric Death Reported In West VirginiaHealth officials in West Virginia are reporting the first pediatric flu death of the current season.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Drinking Water Blamed In Hundreds Of Illnesses, 13 Deaths, CDC ReportsIn 2013-14, a total of 42 drinking-water-associated outbreaks caused by infectious pathogens, chemicals or toxins were reported to the CDC from 19 states, including Pennsylvania.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
North Texas Dairy Part Of Raw Milk Warning, 1 SickExperts say people who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from a North Texas dairy could have contracted an infectious disease and need to take antibiotics.