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Federal health officials are investigating an increase in confirmed and possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.

  • Oct 16, 2018

A pair of reports highlight a growing concern among health officials about children who aren’t getting protection against preventable diseases.

  • Oct 11, 2018

Public health experts urge people to get this year’s flu vaccine soon.

  • Sep 27, 2018

Florence victims face snakes, carbon monoxide, disease, mold and PTSD in the aftermath.

  • Sep 17, 2018

A vaccination drive and experimental treatments are underway, the head of the CDC said.

  • Aug 24, 2018

The case involves first likely transmission from a woman to her husband and children.

  • Jul 23, 2018

The pasta salad is sold in 244 stores in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Jul 18, 2018

CDC Director Robert R. Redfield says his adult son nearly died of an overdose of cocaine mixed with fentanyl.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Nearly half of patients who go to urgent care clinics seeking treatment for flu or a cold and other conditions that do not require an antibiotic received a prescription for one anyway.

  • Jul 16, 2018

The Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner in approving the state’s proposal, the judge says.

  • Jun 29, 2018
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