Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Silver Spring, MD--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a historic action today making the first gene therapy available in the United States, ushering...

Washington, D.C.--Six out of 10 U.S. parents are choosing to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for their children, according to a report published in...

Washington, D.C.--More than 6 in 7 adolescents (85 percent) who wear contact lenses report at least one habit that increases the chance of an...

Washington, D.C.--A total solar eclipse—when the moon completely covers the sun—will be visible from coast to coast on August 21, 2017. This amazing event...

San Diego--Eight people have now died as a result of the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego.  All eight people had underlying medical conditions...

Washington, D.C.--More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a new report released today by the Centers...

Washington,  D.C.--The Southern United States shows a substantial increase in the number of counties that reported evidence of the mosquitoes that can spread chikungunya,...

Washington, D.C.--The number of middle and high school students who say they are current tobacco users – defined as having used a tobacco product...

LOS ANGELES -On a daily basis, law enforcement personnel are the first to arrive at the scene of a medical emergency.  Many of these...

June 6, 2017- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are assisting state and local...