Landmark report ranks threats, outlines four core actions to halt resistance
Every year, more than two million people in the United States get infections that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result, according to a new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Costs mainly due to binge drinking
Excessive alcohol use causes a large economic burden to states and the District of Columbia, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Excessive alcohol use cost states and D.C. a median of $2.9 billion in 2006, ranging from $420 million in North Dakota to $32 billion in California.
New Tests Detail Chemical Content in Common Picnic Products
(Public News Service) SEATTLE - There may be more than ants and sunburns to worry about at this year's picnics and barbecues.
A coalition of consumer watchdog groups has released results of tests on products commonly used at backyard events and found 96 percent of them contained at least one chemical that's a health concern.
On October 1, 2013, Health Insurance Marketplaces will open in every state and millions of Americans will be eligible to apply for coverage. A wealth of information about the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare)is displayed clearly on HealthCare.gov.