Malaria cases reach 40-year high in U.S.
November 1, 2013, 10:09 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
As the majority of cases in the U.S. result from traveling outside the country, people should take precautions to prevent the disease.
Rare West Nile death sparks blood transfusion concerns
August 8, 2013, 3:07 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The concentration of the virus in the blood samples was low, and this likely resulted in the screening tests yielding negative results.
CDC tracks cause of cyclospora outbreak
July 23, 2013, 9:18 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The disease is caused by consuming food or water that's contaminated with the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis.
CDC finds no benefit in reducing salt below recommended intake
July 16, 2013, 1:59 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
The majority of Americans still consume too much sodium, but for the few who are following the rules, the new evidence does not support going below 2,300 mg per day.
Synthetic marijuana causes kidney damage, CDC says
February 14, 2013, 12:55 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
A recently added compound to some fake weed products, XLR-11, may be responsible for the ailments.
Possible salmonella contamination prompts peanut butter recall from Trader Joe's
September 23, 2012, 2:35 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Trader Joe's Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter is recalled after 29 people become ill.
CDC study: Are cigarette taxes driving people to pipes and cigars?
August 6, 2012, 11:53 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
Loopholes in the tobacco tax structure could be affording a dramatic increase in the use of smokable products other than cigarettes.
CDC: Americans still eating too much salt
February 7, 2012, 12:52 p.m. by MyHealthNewsDaily
Processed foods, breads and soups are the top sodium culprits in the American diet.
Morgellons skin condition not contagious, says CDC
January 25, 2012, 5:20 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
Scientists still don't know what causes, or how to treat, Morgellons, but it does not appear to be contagious or have an environmental cause.