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.
Number of Children with Autism on the Rise
How To Stay Healthy While TravelingWhether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
Keller @ Large: Fear Is A Powerful Motivator Have you ever seen those anti-smoking TV ads from the Centers for Disease Control that feature real people talking about the damage tobacco-related disease did to their bodies and lives?
Study: Children's Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.