Although the top causes of death are similar for most states, many states have their own peculiar hard cases.
By Jocelyn Wiener, Kaiser Health News
A national campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention targets groups across the U.S. where smoking remains a prevalent habit.
The United States has reported its first Zika-related death in Puerto Rico. The Zika virus also was spotted in tiger mosquitoes, a species with a broad range in the U.S.
By Laura Santhanam
After more than a decade of decline, the suicide rate in the United States climbed 24 percent to 13 out of 100,000 people between 1999 and 2014 with men far outpacing women, according to new data from the National Center…
Following months of investigation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that Zika virus causes birth defects, namely microcephaly.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Congressional officials say the Obama administration has decided to transfer leftover money from the largely successful fight against Ebola to combat the growing threat of the Zika virus.
By Michael D. Regan
Cuban health officials so far confirmed five instances of people infected with the virus, with an additional 130 people showing symptoms.
By Ed Silverman, STAT
After months of controversy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday published prescribing guidelines to address the epidemic of deaths and overdoses attributed to opioid painkillers.
By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
MIAMI — The spread of the Zika virus in Latin America is giving a boost to a British biotech firm's proposal to deploy a genetically modified mosquito to try to stop transmission of the disease.
Today, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention gave updates on their virus response efforts, U.S. cases involving pregnant women and 14 investigations into sexual transmission of the virus.
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