The woman, who asked to remain unidentified, delivered by cesarean section Tuesday at Hackensack University Medical Center. She is visiting from Honduras.
The Centers For Disease Control released grim statistics today about a growing widespread flu epidemic in the U.S. According to the CDC, 15 children…
All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers no matter your age or race. Dr. Sherri Stewart, senior scientist for the CDC, joins “The James…
There have already been numerous studies that show that there are many different health benefits of marriage for men. However, according to health officials, while wives can help save their husbands’ lives, living with a significant other doesn’t seem to offer the same health benefits as marriage. Single and married men are more likely to […]
The man hospitalized in Indiana with the first U.S. case of a potentially fatal respiratory virus called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is improving and could be released from the hospital soon, health officials are reporting. On April 24, the health-care professional, who had been working at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, traveled from […]
Despite the high level of success with vaccines designed to prevent it, measles is seeing a recurrence in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As of April 18, 129 people have been diagnosed with measles in outbreaks in 13 states this year. The majority of these people were […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), even though the pregnancy rate for teens between 15 and 17 seems to be declining, a quarter of all teen births still occur in this age group. The number? About 1,700 births a week. “We can’t be complacent when we hear about these declines,” said Ileana […]
According to the CDC, there has been an increase in the number of cases of nicotine poisoning from e-cigarettes. Disturbingly, 51 percent of calls to poison hotlines have involved children aged 5 and younger, while 42 percent involved people aged 20 and older. “The time has come to start thinking about what we can do […]
01/24/14- Jacque Reid goes “Inside Her Story” with Dr. Jacqueline Miller, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about Gynecological Cancer and HPV and how it affects…
The Center For Disease Control has issued a handy wedding day survival guide. We’re sure it’s just a fluke that wedding season happens to coincide with hurricane season. Ensuring that everything is perfect for the big day requires a great deal of strategy, coordination, and patience. As you gather your nearest and dearest to celebrate […]
A new video from the CDC-TV was recently released to help Americans learn if they are at risk for type-2 diabetes. The Health Matters series, “Blood Sugar and Fears” provides expert advice about who is at risk for type 2 diabetes and how to protect your health, including a personal story about healthy lifestyle changes.