- Obama downplays IRS scandal, blames Obamacare rollout on ‘outdated’ agencies
- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
- Happy Meal: Couple goes to McDonald’s, leaves with bag packed with cash
- Boehner: It took me 3 to 4 hours to sign up for Obamacare
Latest Tom Frieden Items
Two advocacy groups are demanding that transgender women be given free mammograms under President Obama's new health care law, following reports that a transgender woman was denied a government-financed mammogram at a clinic in Colorado.
America is facing a "perfect storm of vulnerability" for exposure to infectious diseases, making public health efforts more important than ever, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday.
Reading, writing, arithmetic — and now diet — are the new building blocks for the nation's preschoolers.
New research shows breastfeeding has long-term impact on a baby's intelligence, and the longer the lactation occurs, the greater the cognitive impact. Meanwhile, more and more moms are trying it, and more are breastfeeding longer.
Health officials are warning of the rise of the "superbugs" — bacteria and other pathogens that cannot be killed by modern medicine.
Reports of the rise of a rare but potentially deadly class of “superbugs” that target those already struggling with illness have now caught the attention of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a new family of bacteria, called CRE, that is resistant to antibiotics is killing half of the patients who are infected.
Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals.
The nation's top disease detective says impending budget cuts will make it harder to solve outbreaks, fight hospital infections and keep illnesses overseas from making their way here.