Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15–19 years hit a record low in 2010, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.
Michigan ranks 41st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released Wednesday by a coalition of public health organizations.
Adults drank too much and got behind the wheel about 112 million times in 2010—that is almost 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving each day—according to a CDC Vital Signs study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Almost 70 percent of high school students are not getting the recommended hours of sleep on school nights, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Increases in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
With the start of the school year quickly approaching, physicians from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital are urging parents and drivers to do their part to keep kids safe as they walk to school.
The federal government says 10 Michigan residents became ill from the same strain of salmonella, which has affected 76 people in 26 states since March.
Childhood obesity continues to be a concern with 17% of U.S. adolescents listed in that category. During a speech at Wayne State University today [9-17-10], Dr. William Dietz, Director of the Div. of Nutrition, Physical […]