Topic: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A recent study concluded that Americans are sleepier than Europeans, raising concerns for public health and safety.
06/08/2010 01:20 pm
The percentage of female smokers is increasing, and the number of annual tobacco-related deaths is expected to rise at an alarming rate unless action is taken, the World Health Organization announced on World No Tobacco Day.
05/31/2010 10:43 am
Facebook is the digital marshmallow we can't resist.
04/21/2010 12:50 pm
When cigarette butts become litter, they have a negative impact on the environment. The filters are made of a plastic that can take up to 10 years to decompose.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
Afghanistan's health system is still deeply troubled after decades of war. But progress is being to reduce infant and maternal mortality.
11/08/2009 12:00 am
States are providing the H1N1 vaccine to high-risk groups, and in some cases that includes parts of the prison populations.
11/07/2009 12:00 am
Delays in swine flu vaccines may lead to less confidence in government's ability to manage any big expansion of new duties under health reform legislation. Some defend US swine-flu response.
10/30/2009 01:00 am
Terror threat plus H1N1 flu emergency could test Constitutional protections.
10/24/2009 01:00 am
With polls showing that Americans are concerned about the safety of the swine flu vaccine, government health officials are being dispatched across the US to make the case for vaccination.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
The government wants as many Americans as possible to get vaccinated against the swine flu. But what does that mean for people skeptical of the vaccine's safety and efficacy?
10/08/2009 01:00 am