In recent years, flu-related deaths have ranged from about 12,000 to 56,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ten people are hospitalized as a "precaution" as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies the cause of the illness.
Assurances from the state of Michigan and the Environmental Protection Agency that the city’s water is now safe are questionable at best.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells consumers to throw away their store-bought romaine and warns restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak in several states.
A yearlong study—released just as a jump in opioid overdoses is reported—offers rigorous new evidence against using the prescription drugs for chronic pain.
Data compiled by The New York Times suggests 2016 saw the largest annual increase in drug overdose deaths ever recorded in the U.S.
Giving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer is calling on federal regulators to require that all liquid children’s medications be equipped with safety devices called flow restrictors, following an investigation by ProPublica and testing by Consumer Reports showing that the devices can help prevent accidental overdoses.