Articles for Tag: "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention"

How to handle a child’s first ear infection 
How to handle a child’s first ear infection
An expert discusses the symptoms of a painful childhood illness and how to prevent them.
One in five people worldwide will be obese by 2025 
One in five people worldwide will be obese by 2025
If trends continue, nearly half of all Americans will be obese ten years from now.
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.
Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote without prescription 
Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote without prescription
The largest drug retailing chain has launched a two-fold effort to combat drug abuse. Get the details.
Women of childbearing age should skip alcoholic drinks 
Women of childbearing age should skip alcoholic drinks
Federal health officials release guidelines aimed to prevent babies born with fetal alcohol syndrome.
Preventing slip-and-fall accidents this winter 
Preventing slip-and-fall accidents this winter
As the weather changes, here’s how to prevent injuries from falls this season.