Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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.
A recently released report indicates that e-cigarettes, previously thought to be a healthier alternative to the tobacco-based product they emulate, may in fact be carcinogenic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta have issued a new report that indicates a drop in the rate of newborn circumcision in the United States.
Health officials say Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported.
While a large amount of concern regarding children drinking soda is due to the negative physical effects of imbibing sugar-heavy beverages, a new study shows that soda consumption in children could also have negative mental and emotional effects.
Federal health officials say the death of a 79-year-old man earlier this year is linked to the outbreak of tuberculosis at a Greenwood County school.
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.
Three-in-four teens – in the eighth and ninth grades — have unsupervised and unlimited access to their prescribed stimulant, anti-anxiety and sedative medications.
A Gallup Poll conducted throughout 2012 indicates that those who do not attend church are far more likely to be smokers than those who attend services regularly.