Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated a person’s lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis by sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and state of residence.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
An influential task force says there’s “insufficient evidence” to argue definitely that the benefits of screening all young children for autism outweigh the harms.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Zika virus may last up to two months in semen, according to a report from the United Kingdom.
By Tara Jeffries
Meningitis has surfaced on three U.S. college campuses in the last few weeks, infecting four students and blamed for the death of a university employee, Inside Higher Ed reported.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) release new guidelines on what pregnant women should do to protect themselves for sexually transmitted Zika virus.
By Larisa Epatko
The World Health Organization declared the Zika virus, and its possible link to an explosion of birth defects in Latin American countries, a public health emergency in need of a coordinated international response on Monday.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In a testy election year likely to see scant collaboration between Republicans and Democrats, there's a glint of hope in Congress for a bipartisan bill aimed at fighting heroin and opioid addiction — a deadly, growing problem that…
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is beginning research into a possible vaccine for the mosquito-borne Zika virus that is suspected of causing an unusual birth defect as it spreads in Latin America.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
By Laura Santhanam
A new report reveals how little sleep single parents get compared to adults who either live in two-parent households or without children.
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