Category: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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 »

New Ads Placed by Tobacco Companies Speak Out Against Smoking

December 6th, 2017
On the weekend of November 25th, new ads warning about the dangers of smoking hit newsstands and airwaves. Surprisingly, they were placed by major tobacco companies. New Ads Admit to Wrongdoing Under the orders of the federal courts, tobacco companies… more »

Zika Virus Causes Concern

January 27th, 2016
On January 15th, federal health officials advised pregnant women to delay trips to Latin American and Caribbean countries newly affected by the Zika virus. Travel Alert The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a travel alert (Level 2 Practice Enha… more »