President Donald Trump's likely pick to lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is facing significant criticism because of a 20-year-old controversy over shoddy HIV...
Spring is upon us and flu season is winding down, but it’s not over yet. In data from its weekly report for March 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that a majority of states are still seeing high flu activity during what has been a robust flu infection season.
The rate of opioid-related emergency department visits has risen over the last year, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicating the opioid crisis' impact continues to grow.
The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. A new government report shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms of the flu. That ties the highest level seen in the U.S. during swine flu in 2009.
The CMS' newest requirement for long-term care providers to have an antibiotic stewardship program has caused facilities to go through a significant culture change.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation as head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention comes at a precarious time for the agency. It's trying to address a flu epidemic while bracing for possibly deep funding cuts.
In wake of Fitzgerald resignation, ethics experts call for tougher scrutiny of conflicts of interest
Ethics wonks hope that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation at CDC will spur the Trump administration to be more aggressive in addressing conflicts of interest among top policymakers.
More than 100 million U.S. adults now live with diabetes or prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And costs related to treating diabetes have skyrocketed as people are living longer with the disease.
Senate health committee members on Wednesday called for more consistent data to be collected after disasters in order to learn best practices when preparing for an emergency response.
Flu season has hit with a force. Virtually all of the country has reported widespread flu outbreaks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it's only January!
A large swath of the country started off 2018 facing frigid temperatures. Extreme weather can bring with it countless health issues and even visits to the hospital.
WellCare, Kentucky's primary Medicaid insurer, launched a program to tackle pharmacy shopping, a tactic among opioid abusers who use multiple pharmacies for the same painkiller drugs.