Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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.
A team of scientists learned that women who suffer from asthma might have more trouble getting pregnant than women who do not.
A recently conducted survey suggests that the majority of Americans feel obesity is cause for significant concern, but do not think that it is up to the government to intervene with policies that may result in healthier eating habits.
The cost of having one child costs about $21,000, and that number increases dramatically for multiple deliveries: $105,000 for twins and more than $400,000 to have triplets or more children.
Two Wisconsin sisters have filed a federal claim, saying they believe a cervical cancer vaccine caused their ovaries to stop producing eggs.
A recent study suggests that teenagers and young adults who are diagnosed with cancer could be at an increased risk of suicide.