Can’t get enough shuteye? Nearly 9 million U.S. adults resort to prescription sleeping pills — and most are white, female, educated or 50 or older, according to the first government study of its kind.
There’s been a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines, health officials say.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that excessive drinking costs people in the United states approximately $223.5 billion per year, with individual states averaging alcohol expenses of $2.9 billion per year.
A report issued Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta states that a man died from a fatal infection of the West Nile Virus that he may have contracted through a transfusion.
Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up: Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is widely regarded as a musical master. His music, which is as well-known as it is prolific, may also have medically beneficial properties.
U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta warn Americans on their official website against the addictive nature of tobacco and nicotine use. It’s a lesson ancient civilizations learned the hard way, according to recently discovered scientific evidence obtained from Chilean mummies.
The findings of a new study show that thirdhand smoke can be harmful to human cells.
A new study finds that nearly half the transmissions of influenza A from person-to-person are the result of infectious droplets attaching themselves to coughs and sneezes.