Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper than public told
A joint media investigation reveals that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly acknowledged, and questions about the long-term consequences for human health remain unanswered.
Rumors, mistrust hinder Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaign
Amid rumors that a yellow fever vaccine is weak or dangerous, Brazil is struggling to vaccinate millions of people, raising concerns the outbreak could grow
Sleeping in rooms with any lighting can increase risk of depression: Study
Exposure to light at night, even at very low levels, has been linked to an increased risk of depression , according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Epidemiology. In general, nighttime light has been shown to disrupt internal sleep/wake cycles, which is an ever-growing
Police, friends and family start search for missing CDC employee
Cops and concerned friends of CDC worker Timothy Cunningham, who mysteriously vanished nearly three weeks ago, kicked off a search Saturday afternoon to find him. The search party met Saturday at Mercer University's campus, according to ABC News' affiliate WSBTV. The location is around two miles
Missing CDC employee didn't get the promotion he wanted before he vanished
So doctor Cunningham is an epidemiologist. In the chronic disease unit at the CDC. Around you last reported to work on Monday February 12. While on his way to war and about approximately 0715. He would cost he calls a sister. I'm and speaks to her briefly. He arrives at work when it arrives at work
Legal medical pot doesn't lead to increased use in teens, research shows
With medical marijuana already legal in 29 states and even more states considering legalization, some believe that the inevitable next step is an increase in recreational marijuana use among adolescents, but a new study published today in Addiction busted that myth. “We had done an earlier study
Parents often don't lock up or unload guns, even when kids have mental illness: Study
Among parents who own guns, only one in three store their guns the way pediatricians recommend, a new study found: locked, unloaded and separate from ammunition. This was the case whether or not the children in the home had any history of mental health issues, according to the study in the journal
Flu patient spikes cause Texas school district closure, tents at California hospital
A deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has triggered one Texas school district to cancel classes for the week and one California hospital has set up a triage tent outside an emergency room for flu patients. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a particular strain of
Air travelers and Indiana college students may have been exposed to measles
A measles alert has been issued a week after an international college student diagnosed with the highly contagious virus flew from India to Indianapolis with a layover in Newark Liberty International Airport. "If you were at the [Newark] airport between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m, you may have been
Abdul El-Sayed: 'We are so polarized right now'
El-Sayed says America is ready for its first Muslim governor, so he's thrown his hat in the ring in his home state of Michigan.