More CDC Articles

  • CDC: 76% of fat kids think they're 'about right,' fueling their obesity

    Nearly eight in 10 obese American children believe that their weight is "about right," leading them to continue their bad habits that are contributing to their obesity, said the CDC.

  • Peer-reviewed studies find state pro-life laws reduce abortion rates

    A groundbreaking meta-analysis study was just published in State Politics and Policy Quarterly showing the positive impact of state-level pro-life laws in reducing abortion rates.

  • What's scary about Ebola --- and reasons not to fear it

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus." The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency, killing more than 900 people and spreading. That's scary and serious. But it also...

  • CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined, the health official leading the U.S. response said Thursday. The next few weeks will be critical, said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers...

  • When will Americans tell the nanny state nags to get a real life?

    Think about this the next time you pop the top on that ice cold can of Coke or Pepsi -- You can't do that! Well, you can, but if America's nanny state nags get their way, you will soon have to pay extra for it.

  • CDC head: U.S. Ebola outbreak not 'in the cards'

    "I don't think it's in the cards that we would have widespread Ebola in this country," Thomas Frieden said on CBS' "Face the Nation."

  • Disease control head: Ebola patient seems improved

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the condition of the American doctor stricken with Ebola seems to have improved from earlier reports. Dr. Thomas Frieden tells NBC it was encouraging to see Dr. Kent Brantly walk out of the ambulance...

  • Stop the fear mongering on border security and illegal immigration

    The good news at the U.S. border with Mexico is that the flood of children from Central America crossing illegally, now totaling nearly 60,000, has slowed.



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