An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than six weeks ago was found drowned in a river, with no sign of foul play, authorities said.
Nationwide testing of healthcare facilities in 2017 found more than 200 instances of "nightmare bacteria" that were resistant to most or all antibiotic treatments.
Growing frustration over the inaction of lawmakers to fund research on gun violence has prompted states and healthcare providers to collect evidence that they hope will help form more effective policies.
From asthma to obesity, key indicators continue to pose challenges for community health.
Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. called the opioid-driven surge in drug overdose deaths "the public health crisis of our time," and he stressed the importance of getting treatment for addicts and enhancing the CDC's tracking of the epidemic.
Henry Ford Medical Group CEO Dr. William Conway is calling on Congress to fund CDC research into gun violence and enact "sensible legislation" to advance gun safety.
Since the landmark report To Err is Human shook up the industry in 1999, healthcare has been on a bumpy road to improving quality and safety.
Leading HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Robert Redfield was named Wednesday to become the next director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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 research.
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.