Articles for Tag: "CDC"

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.
Are you living in a sleep-deprived state? 
Are you living in a sleep-deprived state?
A new CDC report says Americans are getting less than seven hours of shut-eye a night, potentially causing health problems.
Mosquito repellent can help guard against Zika virus 
Mosquito repellent can help guard against Zika virus
A new study finds that a common bug spray can help ward off infected mosquitos. Get the details.
Most people get the flu in February, study says  Featured
Most people get the flu in February, study says
Find out why researchers say flu sufferers are more likely to get sick in this month.
FDA approves flu vaccine for elderly 
FDA approves flu vaccine for elderly
This new vaccination may be more effective for older adults thanks to an added substance.
Infographic: Lung cancer in African American men 
Infographic: Lung cancer in African American men
This disease is often caused by smoking. Get resources to quit.
How antibiotics can affect kids’ weight 
How antibiotics can affect kids’ weight
Find out when it is appropriate to take these life-saving drugs.