Category: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

New Call to Action to Boost Physical Activity in Young People

August 4th, 2021
  Researchers from around the world published a series of studies on July 21 calling for urgent action to boost physical activity among young people and get them moving more.   Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents   An estimated 80 percent… more »

Following Exercise Recommendations Could Cut Risk of Early Death

July 15th, 2020
  Getting the recommended amount of exercise could lower your risk of early death, a new study indicates.   Following Guidelines can Make a Difference   The United State’s guidelines suggests at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or at least 7… more »

More “Forever Chemicals” in Water Than Initially Thought

February 5th, 2020
  A new report has found that Americans are more widely exposed to synthetic polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) than previously thought.   Forever Chemicals in Tap Water   PFAS are a group of man-made chemicals. The Environmental Protection Agency (… more »

Flu Season Continues to Worsen

February 7th, 2018
This year’s tough flu season is continuing on and has already claimed the lives of at least 37 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Flu Continues Influenza continues to be widespread in… more »

Early Start to Flu Season

December 20th, 2017
Flu season is off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service. Flu Season Arrives Early A team of public health experts analyzed national data on flu… more »