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Our STD rate might be on the rise , but at least Minnesota's teens are having safer sex: Between 2007 and 2011, the number of teens giving birth in the state dropped by more than 30 percent.
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Advice and help from doctors can more than double odds smoker will quit successfully Because a doctor's advice and assistance more than doubles the odds that a smoker will quit successfully, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with five national physician groups on the new "Talk With Your Doctor" campaign to encourage ... (more)
Industry efforts to reduce and/or remove trans fats from food products have led to progress, but this progress is slowing, and the industry must continue its effort to reformulate, says a new report from Harvard School of Public Health.
Novel coronavirus particles as seen by negative stain electron microscopy in this undated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention photo.
In tests on seven of the nine patients, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found no sign that the illnesses were caused by any single germ, CDC spokeswoman Sharon Hoskins said in an email.
Drowning was the most common cause of death associated with the devastating Superstorm Sandy, according to a report out Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While some fast-food chains are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at least twice a week are 50 percent less likely to use this information than kids who eat fast food less often, according to a new U.S. study.
Doctors treating victims hurt badly in Monday's devastating Moore, Okla., tornado should be alert for a rare but deadly complication of wind-whipped debris: fungal infections like those that killed five people after the Joplin, Mo., twister in 2011.
German software company SAP is looking to recruit people with autism as programmers and product testers, drawing on skills that can include a close attention to detail and an ability to solve complex problems.
By The Associated Press The U.S. teen birth rate fell 25 percent over five years to a record low of 31 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19, according to a report from the Centers for Disease... By The Associated Press The U.S. teen birth rate fell 25 percent over five years to a record low of 31 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19, according to a ... (more)
The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has confirmed one positive case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a horse found in Brooks County.
New results published May 22, JAMA , indicate that of the teens who smoke, those who incorporate exercise are more likely to decrease or quit their daily cigarette use than those who do not.
Once perceived as harmless, phthalates have come under increasing scrutiny. A growing collection of evidence suggests dietary exposure to phthalates may cause significant metabolic and hormonal abnormalities, especially during early development.
When the Southern Brooklyn community wants to raise awareness for a good cause, they know how to do it - even in stormy weather.
A micrograph image of C. difficile bacteria is shown in a handout photo. Hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA and C. difficile remain a problem in Newfoundland and Labrador.