China has 575,000 people with HIV/AIDS

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on China has 575,000 people with HIV/AIDS 

BEIJING, Nov. 30 — Six out of every 10,000 people in china may be infected with HIV/AIDS, according to official figures revealed on Monday, the eve of World AIDS Day.

Read more

More U.S. hospitals support breastfeeding — CDC

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on More U.S. hospitals support breastfeeding — CDC 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 — Hospital support for breastfeeding in the United States has improved since 2007, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday.

Read more

Measles leads to 1st U.S. death in 12 years

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Measles leads to 1st U.S. death in 12 years 

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 — An autopsy has revealed that the death of a woman this spring in Washington State on the U.S. west coast was due to an undetected measles infection.

Read more

More Americans die from cancer as U.S. population continues to grow

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on More Americans die from cancer as U.S. population continues to grow 

WASHINGTON, July 3 — The risk of getting cancer has decreased in the United States over the past decades, but greater number of people die from the disease because the country’s population is growing, U.S. federal agency the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a study released on Thursday.

Read more

California governor signs mandatory vaccine bill

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on California governor signs mandatory vaccine bill 

FRANCISCO, July 1 — California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Tuesday to impose mandatory vaccination for school-age children in the U.S. west coast state.

Read more

Chinese, U.S. experts urge global cooperation to fight epidemics

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese, U.S. experts urge global cooperation to fight epidemics 

HOUSTON, May 14 — The international community should cooperate in fighting epidemics like Ebola and addressing global health challenges, Chinese and U.S. experts and policymakers said here Wednesday.

Read more

U.S. govt recommends less fluoride in drinking water

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. govt recommends less fluoride in drinking water 

WASHINGTON, April 28 — The U.S. government on Monday issued a final recommendation that, for the first time in more than a half-century, requires a lowered optimal fluoride level in drinking water, including bottled water, to prevent tooth decay.

Read more

China reports one death from H5N1 bird flu

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on China reports one death from H5N1 bird flu 

CHENGDU, March 16 — Health authority in the southwest province of Sichuan on Monday reported the death of a man infected with H5N1 bird flu.

Read more

US health officials discovers new deadly virus

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on US health officials discovers new deadly virus 

MOSCOW, Feb. 24 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Kansas officials to find any other cases of a virus, which the CDC named “Bourbon” after the county where the man lived, Bloomberg reported.

Read more

CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 — A laboratory technician thought to have been exposed to a live virus sample of Ebola was likely not, according to the statement with results of an internal investigation conducted released by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Read more

Next Page »