By Zack Ford on December 3, 2013
Men who have sex with men might be having more unprotected sex specifically because they trust that their partners are HIV-negative.
By Joanna M. Foster on November 8, 2013
Using the latest projections from the IPCC, researchers predict that deaths from heat waves could increase by an order of magnitude over the next 45 years.
By Sy Mukherjee on November 1, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control are telling Americans to take precautions when traveling to countries that have high rates of malaria.
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By Tara Culp-Ressler on October 11, 2013
More people than usual are landing in the hospital with salmonella. The meat industry is to blame, and the government shutdown isn't helping either.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on October 9, 2013
The government shutdown is compromising everything from workplace safety to food security to public health research.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on October 8, 2013
Thanks to the government shutdown, all but two of the CDC employees who typically monitor foodborne illnesses have been furloughed.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on September 17, 2013
A woman who starred in the highly effective anti-smoking ads put out by the Centers for Disease Control died of cancer on Tuesday at 53 years old.
By Sy Mukherjee on September 17, 2013
Binge drinking is typically defined as having five or more drinks in a quick succession. "Extreme" binge drinking is 10 or more.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on September 16, 2013
"This is scary stuff, and we want people to know about it."
By Tara Culp-Ressler on September 9, 2013
Federal researchers are hailing last year's ad campaign as an "incredible success."