Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers

Two recent studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that suicides rates for girls ages 10-14 tripled compared with other age groups from 1999 to 2014, and that suicide rates for females ages 15-19 more than doubled from 2007 to 2015.What they thought was important for their study, released today, was to see if the gap was narrowing between female and male youth suicide rates.

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens

May 17, 2019 -- Backyard flocks of live poultry have been linked with salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 52 people in 21 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. People can get sick from salmonella by touching live poultry or their environment.

Too Many Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste, CDC Says

Too Many Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste, CDC Says

Overuse of toothpaste puts many young American children at increased risk for splotchy or streaky teeth when they're older, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey finds.

Is your teen 'Juuling'? Why parents and doctors are so worried

Is your teen 'Juuling'? Why parents and doctors are so worried

Juul sales increased 641 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which the CDC's Brian King called a "public health concern." Teens who vape also go on to both vape and smoke more, a new study by the Rand Corporation found.

July Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Pools

July Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Pools

"These germs make people sick when they swallow water contaminated with poop," the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated frankly in a news release on Thursday. In the new report, 87 percent of illnesses were traced to bugs such as E.