Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.
Flu Season Sets 2 Records In ColoradoInfluenza has sent 3,550 people to the hospital in Colorado.
28 Sick In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Kratom, CDC SaysAn outbreak of 28 salmonella infections in 20 states including Colorado has been linked to kratom products.
Green Buckets Will Soon Help Firefighters Fight Hidden DangerColorado’s first responders face dangers every day, even those they cannot see. For firefighters, one of the greatest of those is cancer.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
E. coli Cases Linked To Romaine LettuceA warning from the CDC is urging people to be cautious of eating romaine lettuce after nearly 60 people were infected by E. coli bacteria.
Trump Administration Bans CDC From Using 7 Words, Including 'Transgender' And 'Fetus'CDC officials have been banned from using the words in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.
A New Vaccine To Prevent ShinglesThe CDC has given it's approval for a new vaccine to prevent shingles, a painful skin rash that can affect people of all ages. It is believed to be much more effective than the vaccine currently being used, and is recommended for people ages 50 and older.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
Flu Hospitalizations Up: 'Time To Get Protected Is Now'Generally, Thanksgiving marks the start of the flu season, but that’s not the case this year.
Shots Only This Flu Season, Nasal Spray IneffectiveIt's about a week into fall and just days away from flu season, which is considered October to May. Health officials say now is the time to get immunized.