Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine.”
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
The Ebola outbreak in Africa is worsening, causing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a special warning. But how likely is this deadly disease to show up in the U.S. or in St. Louis?
Health officials are backtracking on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread to an Illinois man from a traveler he’d met in a business meeting.
An Oklahoma man has died after acquiring the Heartland virus, making him the second person in the U.S. to die after coming down with the illness, state health officials said Tuesday.
The St. Louis-area’s leading hospital for delivering babies will soon offer an option for midwife-led births, part of a growing trend as more women seek natural childbirth.
A 10-day get-a-way can turn into a cruise to hell if noroviruses spread on cruise ships.
Melba Moore, St. Louis City Health Commissioner, said her department wants to do more to education young people about protection.
In the study released on Wednesday more than 3 in 4 mothers, almost 77 percent, try to breastfeed their newborns from 2000 to 2010.
The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that the Heartland Virus is borne by ticks.