Topic: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Obama administration is set to unveil America's first HIV/AIDS strategy on Tuesday. It includes no new funding, but redirects dollars toward the most at-risk and affected groups.
07/13/2010 10:31 am
In China, dozens of migrant workers who protested to city officials over a job-related illness won compensation. Labor-rights success stories, while rare, are growing more frequent.
06/30/2010 01:34 pm
Bushmeat - monkeys, giant rats, anteaters - are illegally transferred in to Paris in large amounts. Estimates up to 5 tons per week.
06/19/2010 12:15 pm
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