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Electron microscope image of the smallpox virus. (Photo by Getty Images)

Forgotten Vials Of Smallpox Found In Storage Room

CDC examining vials to determine if the viruses are dead or alive.

07/08/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

CDC: Men Who Shack Up Less Likely To Get Checkups

Tie the knot, see a doc? A new study says men are more likely to get medical checkups if they’re married rather than just living with a woman.

06/11/2014

Would you eat this? Check with the new CDC app "Can I Eat This?" first. (NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC App Helps Travelers Avoid Diarrhea

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to help tourists avoid traveler’s diarrhea, so it created a smartphone app called Can I Eat This?

06/10/2014

Soldiers in the U.S. Army attend a suicide prevention class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/02/2014

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.  (Getty)

CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

File photo of a sign in the CDC's headquarters. (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

Officials Take Back Report Of MERS Spread In US

Health officials on Wednesday backtracked on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread from one person to another in the United States.

05/28/2014

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Study: Younger Siblings More Likely To Commit Suicide

A recent study out of Sweden has revealed that younger siblings are more likely to commit suicide than firstborns or older siblings.

05/24/2014

Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Young Black Children Drown At Far Higher Rates

Swimming pools are a much greater danger to black children and teens than they are to other kids, a new government study shows.

05/16/2014

Researchers suggest improvements in lifestyles and public health policies could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year. (Getty Images)

CDC: 40 Percent Of Annual Deaths From Top Five Causes Can Be Prevented

Researchers suggest improvements in lifestyles and public health policies could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year.

05/01/2014

Marital stress exposes couples to depression, including a greater inability to enjoy positive experiences in life. (Photo credit NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Marital Stress Linked To Depression, Inability To Enjoy Positive Experiences

Marital stress exposes couples to depression, including a greater inability to enjoy positive experiences in life.

04/28/2014

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