Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
AG Healey Presses Congress For Gun Violence Prevention ResearchSaying there is no time to waste, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and a number of her counterparts across the country are asking Congress to treat gun violence like a public health issue.
8 In 10 Public Pools Fail Routine Health Inspections, CDC Study FindsThis might make you think twice before taking a dip this summer.
New CDC Guidelines Aim To Reduce Painkiller PrescribingThe new guidelines come amid an epidemic of addiction and abuse tied to powerful opioids drugs.
Lumber Liquidators' Laminate Flooring Raises Cancer Risk, CDC SaysLumber Liquidators' stock plunged Monday as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says people exposed to certain types of the company's laminate flooring were three times more likely to get cancer than the agency previously predicted.
Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak Appears To Be Over, CDC SaysThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the E. coli outbreak at Chipotle restaurants appears to be over.
Is Your Heart Older Than You? Maybe, Says New ReportNearly three out of four U.S. adults have a heart that's older than the rest of their body, according to CDC calculations.
Food Poisoning Report: E. Coli Cases Have DroppedFewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers, the government reported Thursday.
Cambridge Company Ready To Deploy New Ebola DrugAs the Ebola crisis continues to worsen in West Africa, a Cambridge Biotech company is developing ways to help in the fight.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Health Officials: MERS Patient Traveled Through Boston Health officials have confirmed a second U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.