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A passenger who may be infected with tuberculosis was pulled from an airplane after a flight to Phoenix from Austin, Texas, The Washington Times reported Monday. The disease killed 569 people in the United States in 2010.
A cluster of newborns in Tennessee suffering from a bleeding disorder has been identified, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday in an emailed statement. The infants suffered from bleeding resulting from a
Students in middle school are smoking more cigars and using more hookahs to smoke tobacco, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control statement released Thursday via email. The report does not
New data from the federal government show that South Dakota had the second-highest vaccination rate nationally last season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than half of the state's adult population got a shot.
Twice as many Americans commit suicide in states where most households have a gun than in states with low rates of gun ownership, according to a new study. Several studies have linked gun ownership to the risk of suicide by firearm, according to Dr.
This year's graphic, emotional ads showing real people living with smoking-related diseases generated 150,000 calls to smoking quitlines, U.S. officials say...Findings published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report also said the
The image of Hall hiding the ravages of smoking-induced cancer with a wig, false teeth and a scarf is pretty harrowing, and the same can be said for her artificial voicebox. Those get used a lot in anti-smoking ads, but there's always something
Michelle Obama wants food makers and entertainment companies to spend less time advertising sweet and salty foods to kids and more time promoting healthier options. Concerned about the nation's childhood obesity issues, the first lady on Wednesday is
A new review of studies indicates daily exercise could be as effective as anti-depressants in treating depression in adults. The research confirms what many studies have concluded—that getting active can have a significant impact on your
States With the Highest Childhood Obesity Rates We already know that obesity is a growing problem among adults in our country, with more than a third considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What we often gloss