Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.
Fewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin.
Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.
According to a recent study, exposure to fast food restaurants can lead to obesity; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2007 and 2010, adults in the US consumed an average of 11.3 percent of their total daily calories from fast food.
A recent study revealed that preschool-age children are better at figuring out how to use technological gadgets than college students.
Majority of people who abuse prescription painkillers get the drugs for free from friends or relatives.
Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. While promising, it’s not proof that the nation has turned a corner in the battle against childhood obesity, some experts say.
People leaning their heads together to pose for selfies can capture memories from all across the globe – but they may just be capturing head lice.
The findings of a recent study suggest that the average obese woman in America only exercises vigorously for approximately one hour per year.
A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta indicates that younger Americans were especially affected by influenza this season.