Topic: Thomas Frieden
A new report from the CDC pointed to evidence of the first decline in nationwide childhood obesity. The report says that 18 states saw a decline in childhood obesity.
Teen drinking and driving rates in the United States are half of what they were 20 years ago, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.
Nationwide, the rate of unintentional deaths for children and teenagers fell 30 percent between 2000 and 2009, a recent report finds. Biggest reason: fewer fatalities per capita due to auto accidents.
Cantaloupe deaths and illnesses: The heads of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said consumers who have cantaloupes produced by Jensen Farms in Colorado should throw them out.
09/29/2011 05:32 pm
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
First US death reported in Texas; two schools shuttered in New York.
04/29/2009 01:00 am