Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola PreparationHealth officials are asking for permission to redirect money from federal grants to buy full body suits for health care workers who may have contact with any potential victims of the virus.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food WorkersAccording to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.
CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy CitedThe baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.
Schools Allowing Kids With Head Lice To Return To Class, Not Sending 'Lice Note' To ParentsSome parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.
Teen Nearly Goes Blind After Parasite Grows On Contact, Eats Through EyeA high school senior nearly goes blind in one eye after a parasite grows on her contact lens and starts eating through her cornea.
Possible Case of Tuberculosis At USF TampaTAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) - A possible case of Tuberculosis (TB), has been identified in a University of South Florida student and has been reported to the Hillsborough County Health Department.
Update: Teen Dies From Amoeba Infection, CDC Confirms

Listen Live