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1168 Articles Matching "cdc"

Severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Almost every American will, at some point or another, face a mental health challenge. It may be related to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse or maybe something more circumstantial like grief over a loss or trouble adjusting to a life change. The CDC reports 43.4 million adults suffered from some sort of behavioral health issue in 2015 alone....
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Salmonella Risk Spurs Kellogg Honey Smacks Recall

Jun 16, 2018 , WebMD
According to the CDC, 73 illnesses potentially tied to contaminated cereal have been reported across 31 states. Twenty-four people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. Illnesses have been reported from May 3 through May...
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UNC Study: Tdap Vaccine Given During Pregnancy Reduces Occurrence Of Infant Pertussis, Reinforces CDC Recommendations Of Immunization For All Mothers

Jun 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
vA study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows the effectiveness of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) vaccine for infants whose mothers receive the vaccine during pregnancy. The “Effectiveness of Prenatal Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis Vacci......
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Salmonella outbreak in 31 states is linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says

Jun 15, 2018 , CNN Health
A salmonella outbreak that affected 73 people in 31 states has been linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday....
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Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC study finds

Jun 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Among US teens, sex and drugs are on the decline but suicide ideation and bullying are not, according to a new report from the CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Survey....
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More Than One-Third Of Americans Take A Medication That Has Depression As Potential Side Effect

Jun 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The side effect was well known in some of the drugs, but to see it listed on others was a surprise, the study's authors say. The topic of suicide and depression has been thrust into the spotlight following two celebrity deaths and a startling CDC report last week....
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Perspectives: Rising Suicide Rates Demand New Approaches To Public Health Crisis

Jun 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers focus on the CDC's report about a nationwide spike in suicides and the loss of Kate Spade and Anthony...
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Salmonella Outbreaks in 36 States Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDC

Jun 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Salmonella Outbreaks in 36 States Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2018 12:00:00...
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CDC warns residents in eight U.S. states of cut-fruit Salmonella outbreak

Jun 11, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged residents of eight U.S. states to check for recalled pre-cut melon that is linked to an outbreak of Salmonella....
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What Is The Latest Salmonella Outbreak? This Time It Is Pre-Cut Melons

Jun 10, 2018 , Forbes
That makes 9 (5 from food) on the CDC list of Salmonella outbreaks for 2018 so far. This already exceeds the number for all of 2017 (7 outbreaks listed) and 2016 (7 outbreaks...
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Outbreaks in 36 States Linked to Backyard Poultry

Jun 09, 2018 , WebMD
People who became ill said they got live chicks and ducklings from relatives and from businesses such as feed supply stores, websites and hatcheries, according to the...
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Viewpoints: CDC Report On Suicides Skirts Key Prevention Strategy: Regulate Guns

Jun 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers look at the rising rate of suicides and other health...
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US suicide rates increased more than 25% since 1999, CDC says

Jun 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016, according to research published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twenty-five states experienced a rise in suicides by more than 30%, the government report finds....
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Suicide rates are climbing, and the CDC says mental illness isn't the only factor to blame

Jun 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
More than half of people who committed suicide did not have a known diagnosed mental health condition when they...
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CDC: Suicide Rates Rising Across U.S.

Jun 08, 2018 , WebMD
Firearms were found as the most common method of suicide, again used by those both with and without mental health issues. They were the source of about half of all...
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Infographic: The need to promote HIV screenings

Jun 07, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The CDC says more than 90 percent of new HIV cases in the U.S. could be averted. Let’s get to work; June 27 is National HIV Testing...
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Digital health news briefs for 5/31/2018

Jun 02, 2018 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
Stamp of approval. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has just granted the diabetes management platform Omada Health a full recognition status. Companies that get the designation must first meet the CDC’s standards, which include getting approval of their curriculum, having a minimum percentage of patients entering the program with qualifying blood tests, having a certain level of patient engagement, and showing an average achievement of patient weight loss in accordance with CDC...
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Expert Dispels Myths About Lyme Disease And Offers Tips For Prevention

May 30, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lyme disease is now the most reported vector-borne disease in the United States and the CDC released a report showing that diseases from biting insects, ticks, and mosquitos in the US have tripled since 2004. Brandon Jutras, a Lyme disease researcher in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences ......
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Fake CBD Poisoned At Least 52 People In Utah Last Winter, Officials Say

May 29, 2018 , Forbes
A CDC report found that synthetic products sold as cannabidiol (CBD) had sickened dozens of users in the state, including so-called "Yolo CBD...
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Fake CBD 'Poisoned' At Least 52 People In Utah Last Winter, Officials Say

May 27, 2018 , Forbes
A CDC report found that synthetic products sold as cannabidiol (CBD) had sickened dozens of users in the state, including so-called "Yolo CBD...
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