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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More mothers in the United States are breastfeeding their babies, a practice that could potentially save billions in health care costs, the Centers for Disease Control said in a study released on Wednesday. Full story
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control found one in 20 American kids have food allergies, a 50 percent increase from 1997 to 2011. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.
According to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and analyzed by “The New York Times,” the number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is increasing, with a 53 percent jump in the past decade. NBC’s Richard Bazell reports
The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control indicate the biggest increase in autism is occurring in mild cases in the spectrum of autism disorders but it doesn’t necessarily mean there has been an increase in children with the neurological changes labeled as autism. NBC’s Robert Bazell r
In a new study out Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control, the vaccine proved effective just over half of the time. And among seniors who are 65 years old and older, one of the most vulnerable populations, the vaccine only offered nine percent protection. NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.
The Centers for Disease Control has reported that 37 children have died so far this flu season, and with medical teams and schools already overwhelmed with flu-related illnesses, there’s now something new raising health concerns. However, preventative measures can be as easy as keeping hands washed.
epa03324045 An undated handout image of the Ebola virus, created by CDC microbiologist Frederick A. Murphy and made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to CDC the colorized transmission electron micrograph revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed