Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meningitis Outbreak Spreading

Federal health officials say the death toll in an outbreak of meningitis has risen to seven, with more than 60 people sickened in nine states.…
Methadone: Too Risky to Treat Pain

Methadone: Too Risky to Treat Pain

Nearly a third of the deaths caused by prescription painkillers in the U.S. involve methadone and doctors are prescribing the drug too often to treat…
U.S. Poisoning Deaths Rise Sharply

U.S. Poisoning Deaths Rise Sharply

Poisoning deaths in the U.S. have risen sharply and are now the leading cause of accidental death among white Americans, according to new research published…
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