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What’s really keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep?

By Holly Brenza, ahchealthenews.com Where you live may play a major role in your sleep quantity and quality, recent research suggests. Lights from buildings, streetlights, highways, billboards...

Did the CDC Cover-Up A Vaccine/Autism Connection?

Have certain childhood vaccines caused an increase of autism in Black children, particularly boys? Was the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) involved in a...

We Could See a Big Drop in Cervical Cancer

By Ziba Kashef, blackhealthmatters.com A new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) would significantly reduce both cervical cancer incidence and health-care costs if states coordinated policies...

Flu season is lasting longer than usual

By Ernst Lamothe Jr., ahchealthenews.com Unfortunately, budding trees and blooming plants aren’t the only things spreading like crazy this spring. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

By cdc.gov Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime, anywhere. But it doesn't have to happen at...

CDC: Half of U.S. babies don’t get fully vaccinated for the...

By Mickey Ramirez, Advocate Health Care News Service A recent study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that only 45...

CDC: Reports of hepatitis C rising among dialysis patients – how...

By HealthDay News Reports of hepatitis C infections among dialysis patients in the United States are rising, largely because of poor infection control practices, health...