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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found an 11 percent rise in syphilis and a 4 percent increase in gonorrhea cases in 2012 in the U.S. But what does the XY chromosome have to do with these sexually transmitted diseases?
Researchers discovered that states with high rates of antibiotic use also tend to have higher obesity rates. The maps are striking, with the Southeast leading and the West Coast showing the lowest rates of prescription use and low obesity.
A new study touted as the first of its kind tallies up part of the blood cost of American gun ownership: Some 500 children killed and more than 7,700 wounded in 2009, the last year examined. And states with the highest gun ownership rates have the highest child death rates, the study found.