Centers for Disease Control
A 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.
A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a continuing decline in lung cancer rates among men, and a promising decline among women.
Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also, daily smokers are smoking fewer cigarettes each day, it says.
Government estimates show that at least 30 percent of adults in ten states are ditching traditional landlines to rely entirely on cell phones.
Remember the massive Jennie-O Turkey Burger recall from last weekend? Now, the CDC is reporting the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar bacteria responsible for the contamination is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics.