The Centers for Disease Control found through a study of almost 400,000 Americans that most people engage in two or three healthy behaviors but only a handful did all five.
What’s your likelihood of kicking the bucket for a specific cause? CDC data can tell you.
Reported cases of three sexually transmitted diseases — syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea — have increased for the first time since 2006, the CDC says.
For college students, a summer break can mean the opportunity for travel: for vacation or for study — and health officials are warning them about the risks of Zika.
A doctor says there are only two or three psychiatrists in private practice in D.C. who work with preschoolers, along with those seeing kids through the city’s Department of Behavioral Health.
New stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show many American adults don’t drink enough water.
While much of the country fluoridates its water supply, some states fluoridate more of their water than others. Using data from the CDC, here’s a list showing which states and D.C. fluoridate the most.
The public is speaking out on new guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to cut the use of prescription opioid painkillers.
This flu season, the D.C. area is largely being spared.
As a nation, we are far better about getting regular aerobic exercise than we were a decade ago. But the CDC’s latest national health survey shows half of us still don’t get enough.
Using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HealthGrove found 21 states with the percentages of children younger than six years that tested positive for elevated blood lead levels.
Eighty-six million Americans are at risk for the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. — and 90 percent of them have no idea.
Heart health tips from Dr. Allen Taylor, chief of cardiology with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute.
The period between 2000 and 2014 saw a nearly 45 percent increase in the number of Americans 100 years of age and older, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Children in the United States are seeing lots of ads for e-cigarettes — and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that is one big reason why the use of e-cigs is soaring among the young.