Centers For Disease Control

Child at school. (WBZ-TV)

Report Cites Rise In U.S. Children With Autism, Now At 1.2 Million

The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that 1 in 68 children may have some form of autism.

03/27/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC Blames New Strain Of Norovirus For 140+ Outbreaks In Recent Months

Health officials say a new strain of stomach bug that’s sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.

01/24/2013

Music class

I-Team: Music Teachers Question Motive Behind Instrument Sterilization Bill

Music educators and doctors say a bill proposed on Beacon Hill is more about money and influence than safety.

08/27/2012

A woman holds a placard (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

Graphic anti-smoking ad.

Calls To Quitline Increase After Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign

Graphic anti-smoking ads have been airing for a little over a month now, and we’ve discovered they are working.

04/25/2012

CDC officals say Clostridium Difficile (C-Diff) is killing more people each year.

CDC: Deadly Superbug “C-Diff” Spreading

Three months after having knee replacement surgery, Kathleen Powers’ slow recovery has nothing to do with her knee, but with C-Diff.

02/08/2011

Turtles

The Parent Report: Turtles Can Be Hazardous To Your Child’s Health

Some people might think of turtles as a nice pet, but the reptiles can be hazardous to kids.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/18/2010

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