CDC: Number Of Babies Born With Syphilis Reaches Highest Level In 20 YearsAccording to figures released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Tuesday, there were 918 cases of congenital syphilis reported in 2017, the highest level since the 1990s.
CDC: Flu Killed 80,000 People In U.S. Last WinterThe U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter - the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.
Diarrhea-Causing Infection From Pet Store Puppies Linked To Outbreak In 18 StatesA nationwide outbreak stemming from pet adoptions has caused more than 100 people to get sick – and it all has to do with a common bacteria.
Study: Suicide Rates On The Rise Across The U.S.In the wake of Kate Spade's and Anthony Bourdain's suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased nearly 30 percent in the U.S. in the last 20 years.
CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 48 Percent Effective This YearThe Centers For Disease Control reports, overall, the flu vaccine is about 48 percent effective this year, where typically, the vaccine is 60 percent effective.
Study: Sickest Cities In America, Pittsburgh Comes In 9thFeeling a bit under the weather? A new study lists Pittsburgh among the sickest cities in the nation.
Chipotle Closes All Restaurants For Four Hours MondayChipotle has decided to shut down all of its restaurants for four hours today.
CDC: All Woman Of Child-Bearing Age Shouldn’t Drink Unless They're On Birth ControlThe newest recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control is that all women of child-bearing age should not drink alcohol unless they’re taking birth control.
Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Confirmed In TexasHealth officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America.
Unpleasant Shigella Bacteria Going Around, Sometimes Antibiotic ResistantHealth officials are warning of a stomach virus going around lately.
Allegheny Co. Health Department: Number Of Flu Cases Rises To 2,300The Allegheny County Health Department says 2,300 flu cases have now been reported.
Doctors Say Flu Shot Still Worth ItThe Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.