Zika Virus Scarier Than First Thought Says Centers For Disease Control The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Zika virus is scarier than initially thought and they need additional funding to fight it.
Adult Immunization Suggestions UpdatedThe American College of Physicians and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an updated list of immunizations recommended for adults.
Chia Powder Linked To Salmonella Illnesses In Michigan, 11 Other StatesThose who seek to make food healthier by adding chia powder should avoid several recalled brands, the CDC said.
Report: Michigan Is Fifth Most Obese StateMichigan comes in at number five on a new list of states with the highest obesity rates.
Opinion: Republicans Advances War On WomenRepublican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Study: 8 Percent Of Teens Thought About SuicideSome frightening statistics have been released by the Centers for Disease Control.
Doctors Urge Immunizations For Michigan ChildrenThe largest measles outbreak in the U.S. in more than a decade has made it all the more important for children in Michigan to get immunized against the potentially fatal disease, the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians said Wednesday.
UM Prof Gets Grant To Boost Breast Cancer ScreeningThe federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded a three-year, $900,000 grant to a University of Michigan School of Nursing-led multidisciplinary team that will develop methods to increase cancer screening by young breast cancer survivors and their high-risk female relatives.
Report: Current Flu Activity Is Low; Outlook For Vaccine Is GoodThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial “FluView” report for the U.S. 2011–2012 flu season with the message that flu activity is currently low, making this the perfect time to get vaccinated.
Poll: One Out Of Three Adults Won't Get Flu ShotOne out of three U.S. adults plan to skip their flu shot this year, according to an Opinion Research/Select Medical telephone poll.
CDC: Uneven Declines In Coronary Heart Disease By State, EthnicityAccording to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control, the highest rates of self–reported coronary heart disease are among older adults aged 65 and over, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives.
Report: Binge Drinking Is Costly To SocietyA report out this week says for excessive binge drinking, the cost to society works out to about $2 per drink -- beyond what it costs to actually buy the alcohol.