Centers for Disease and Control Prevention

The entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

NEW YORK (AP) — Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to […]


FILE - An unidentified man rests his feet on the dashboard as he takes nap at a New Jersey Turnpike rest stop in Mount Laurel, N.J. (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer, File)

CDC to sleepy drivers: Hit the hay, not the road

NEW YORK (AP) — Many millions of U.S. drivers are expected to hit the highways over the holiday weekend — and some of them may be nodding off behind the wheel. According to a government […]


The entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

US syphilis rate up; increase all in men

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say syphilis has reached its highest level since 1995 with the increase all in men. Syphilis remains far less common in the U.S. than many other sexually spread diseases. […]


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Foster Farms salmonella outbreak continuing

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn’t over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico. The Centers for Disease Control […]


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CDC: First national sign of childhood obesity drop

ATLANTA (AP) — For many years, doctors have been wringing their hands as more and more U.S. children grew fat. Now, that may be changing, with the first evidence of a national decline in childhood […]



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