Friday, February 15, 2019

Atlanta, GA--U.S. overdose death rates linked to synthetic opioids, likely from illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IMF), increased more than 45 percent from 2016 to 2017...

Atlanta, GA-- An estimated 58 million American nonsmokers (1 in 4) were still exposed to secondhand smoke from burning tobacco products such as cigarettes...

Washington, DC--The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, CDC  and public health and regulatory officials in several states are investigating a...

Washington, DC--Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director of National Institutes of Health issues the following statement today on claims of first gene-edited babies by...

Atlanta, GA--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Vitrakvi (larotrectinib), a treatment for adult and pediatric patients whose cancers have...

Atlanta, GA—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as...

Washington, DC--More than 3.6 million middle and high school students were current (past 30 day) e-cigarette users in 2018, a dramatic increase of more...

Atlanta, GA--The suicide rate among the US working age population increased 34 percent during 2000-2016, according to a new report of Centers for Disease...

Atlanta, GA--Tickborne diseases are again on the rise, according to the data of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2017, state...

Atlanta, GA--Cigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control...