Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta attribute approximately 3,400 lung cancer deaths every year to secondhand smoke. A new study suggests that CDC researchers may be mistaken, however.
Health experts offer their thoughts on the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity,” and discuss whether or not complications arising from excess weight are a matter of “if” or “when.”
There are steep declines in pregnancy rates for teens and overall declines for women in all age and race groups.
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta are advising residents in the Midwestern United States to avoid eating what are referred to in the region as “cannibal sandwiches.”
A recent survey has found that approximately half of Americans want to lose weight – and only about a quarter of the same population are seriously trying to do anything about it.
Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise. The latest survey says more than 1 in 10 children has been diagnosed with it.
About three years ago, the nation’s top public health agency picked its battles. Now, it’s issuing its own report card on reaching those goals: Pretty good but needs improvement.
Will our national concern with our weight and health ever affect or alter how we eat and act during the holiday season?
Drinking coffee regularly may decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 25 percent.
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta announced recently that use of hookahs and e-cigarettes is on the rise in teenagers throughout the United States.