For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released data about flu cases in the midst of flu season.
Smoking rates have dropped by 67 percent since 1965, when the U.S. government first began tracking smoking rates.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday afternoon that it was working to pinpoint the origin of a foodborne outbreak which has so far sickened people across 26 states and led to at least 40 hospitalizations.
The Centers for Disease Control says that researchers are revisiting a highly cited study of suicide rates by occupation – including farmers – that was published in 2016, saying that problems with the data could have led to inaccurate findings.
A Salmonella outbreak has been linked to pre-cut melon sold in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
The flu season appears to be winding down in Maryland and Virginia; but in D.C., there was a rise in the number of reported cases last week.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls it an epidemic. Now radio and TV stations are joining a national effort to combat opioid addiction.
Which jobs or professions have the highest suicide risk? The Centers for Disease Control released a report on the jobs that could be detrimental to your mental health.
Planning a summer vacation is about much more than booking hotels and making plane reservations, especially if you are heading out of the country. You also need to safeguard your health by getting the immunizations you need.
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.
WASHINGTON — In addition to cherry blossom season and baseball season, it’s also the start of tick season. They are most active between April and September, so this is a good time to read up…
WASHINGTON — A day after the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden, warned about a potentially “large outbreak” of measles, doctors are renewing their call for immunizations against the…
There\’s concern about the danger of biological
weapons. There\’s technology to sniff it out —
people on guard for proliferation. But wildlife
may also provide an early warning system.
More than one in 10 girls in D.C. high schools
say they have been forced to have sex when they
did not want to, and many other high schoolers
in our region say they\’ve been victims of dating
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.