Due in part to these deaths, the United States is the only wealthy nation in modern times to exhibit a decline in average life expectancy.
Each year, millions of children catch the flu in the U.S.
The FDA hopes the policy will curb "epidemic levels" of youths vaping.
An California woman lies in a hospital with severe central nervous system damage after using Mexican skin lightening cream. The CDC says this is the first known case of Mercury poisoning in America in 50 years.
An 8-month-old baby is among those to have fallen ill, according to health officials.
The global eradication of smallpox in 1979 is considered the greatest achievement of modern medicine.
Bans could do "more harm than good" by leading people back to smoking, according to experts.
The vaccine is the "first and most important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially serious complications," according to the CDC.
The body has advised consumers, restaurants and retailers not to eat, sell or serve kits with a best-before date up to and including December 7, 2019.
The CDC has issued a recall notice advising consumers to throw away products grown in Salinas, California.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an advisory cautioning both consumers and sellers to avoid romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas, California region amid a multi-state E. coli outbreak.
The condition can cause more inflammation and secretions in the airways than other typical bugs.
Most parents think children should be screened for depression at school.
U.S. health body finds a link between vitamin E acetate and e-cigarette illness.
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday indicates that adverse childhood experiences are associated with five of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States.
The film features disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield.
Undiagnosed diabetes made the schoolgirl more vulnerable to the infection.
Health officials have urged e-cigarette users to stop vaping amid an ongoing investigation into lung injuries and deaths.
The state repealed religious exemptions earlier this year in response to the worst outbreak of measles in the U.S. for more than two decades.
Difficulty in nailing down the predominant strains this year led Sanofi Pasteur to delay production of its flu vaccine by a month.
The study comes as 1,215 people have been diagnosed with measles due to an outbreak in the U.S.
The CDC is investigating an "ongoing outbreak" of lung pulmonary issues in e-cigarette users following the death of an Illinois man on Friday.
Vaccines protect children from infection, but also makes them less likely to spread diseases to vulnerable people.
The Carnival cruise ship Fantasy fell short of a pass mark during a recent health inspection after sanitation officials found a number of concerning problems.
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, potentially fatal infection caused by several different types of bacteria.
Scientists combed through data on over 100,000 people for the study.
The salmonella bacteria can cause symptoms including diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, according to the CDC.
Cryptosporidium infection (cryptosporidiosis) is an illness caused by tiny, cryptosporidium parasites that live in water.