Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nov 16, 2013 — There have been seven cases of bacterial meningitis on the university's campus since March. The FDA has given approval to importing a European vaccine because the strain detected at Princeton isn't covered by vaccines available in the U.S. The severe disease can cause serious complications or death.
May 23, 2013 — A trend that was interrupted in 2006 and 2007 has resumed: Fewer girls are getting pregnant.
Apr 5, 2013 — The number of kids with dangerous levels of lead in their blood hasn't declined much in the past decade, as the government has remained focused on managing lead-based paint. Now researchers argue that more attention to contaminated soil is needed to prevent lead poisoning.
Mar 14, 2013 — Nearly 70 percent of American drivers say they talked on their cell phones while driving at least once in the previous month, according to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And about a third admitted to reading or sending texts or emails while driving.
Feb 22, 2013 — Dozens of kids get sick after a seemingly innocent birthday party. Was it the homemade ice cream or an accident in the pool? A new iPad app lets you solve outbreak puzzles just like real disease detectives. It's pleasing entertainment, if not as infectious as real video games.
May 19, 2011 — Zombies seem to be a popular subject for researchers who want us to be prepared for disasters and plagues.