Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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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

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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

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. (Getty Images)

Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children

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.

04/15/2014

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