Articles for Tag: "CDC"

5 things you can do to get more shut-eye 
5 things you can do to get more shut-eye
A sleep specialist offers natural ways to help you get some rest.
How many teenagers have had sex? 
How many teenagers have had sex?
Experts say parents should be talking to their teens about the health risks involved.
Want to know when and how many kids you’ll have?  Featured
Want to know when and how many kids you’ll have?
With more women having kids later, scientists set out to determine what influences their reproductive decisions.
No more nasal spray for kids getting the flu vaccine? 
No more nasal spray for kids getting the flu vaccine?
A CDC advisory committee says the spray provides no measurable preventive effects and shouldn’t be used this upcoming flu season.
Cancer death rates decreasing nationwide 
Cancer death rates decreasing nationwide
The news isn’t good for everyone, however. An expert explains.
Surge of flu cases prompts some hospitals to limit visitors 
Surge of flu cases prompts some hospitals to limit visitors
An unusual uptick in late-season influenza activity has health officials intent on limiting its spread.
Can the Zika virus spread through sexual transmission? 
Can the Zika virus spread through sexual transmission?
The CDC is investigating 14 cases of the virus spreading from male to female through sex. An expert weighs in on the role this is playing in the growing outbreak.