Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
Doctor: Powerful E.Coli In Lettuce Blamed For 1 Death Could Become More Dangerous With AntibioticsThe U.S. Centers For Disease Control announced Wednesday one person in California had died from E. Coli 0157, the powerful type of bacteria that has now reached 25 states.
98 Reports Of E. Coli From 22 States Now Linked To Romaine LettuceAccording to CDC data, the U.S. hasn't seen a multi-state outbreak this large since 2006. That outbreak was traced back to spinach and was linked to 238 illnesses and five deaths.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Yuma, Ariz.-Grown Lettuce Spreads To CaliforniaAccording to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 53 people from 16 states have been sickened from chopped Romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz. growing region. No brand has been identified, so no recall has been issued.
CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Likely Source Of E. Coli OutbreakThe outbreak has hit 11 states and has led to nearly two dozen hospitalizations so far.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' A Growing Threat In The U.S., CDC WarnsNew CDC report uncovered more than 220 instances of unusual resistance in germs that are now "virtually untreatable with modern medicine."
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release, the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping, however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
Worst Of Bad US Flu Season Finally Over As Illnesses DeclineFlu season peaked in early February and has been fading since, with the number of people going to the doctor with symptoms of the flu continuing to decline.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.