Nation Jun 28More Americans exercise, but more U.S. adults also edge closer to obesity, survey says
If more Americans are exercising, how can more also be getting fatter?…
Health Jun 14Fewer U.S. teens smoke, have sex, do drugs or drink milk, CDC says
The survey out Thursday found less than one-third of high schools students drink a glass of milk a day. About two decades ago, it was nearly half.
Health Jun 015 dead, nearly 200 sickened from romaine lettuce outbreak
The Arizona growing season is long over and it's unlikely any tainted lettuce is still in stores or people's homes. But there can be a lag in reporting, and reports of illnesses have continued to come in.
Health May 14UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide
The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out artery-clogging trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.
Nation Feb 15Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse
The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.
Health Feb 09This flu season is now as bad as the 2009 swine flu
It's also surpassing every winter flu season since 2003, when the government changed the way it measures flu.
Politics Jan 23CDC cancels climate conference, but doesn’t say why
A co-sponsor was told by the Centers for Disease and Prevention that the agency was worried how the conference would be viewed by the Trump administration.
World Oct 07UPDATE: Madrid to euthanize pet dog of nurse with Ebola
MADRID -- Three more people were placed under quarantine for Ebola at a Madrid hospital where a Spanish nurse became infected, authorities said Tuesday. More than 50 other possible contacts were being monitored.