Increased HPV Vaccine Age Limit Could Save Black, Latinx Lives
A disproportionate number of people of color develop HPV-related cancers.
In Flint, Residents Report More Trouble Sleeping, Anxiety and Depression Since Water Crisis
The consequences of lead-tainted water was more than physical symptoms.
CDC Director Says Zika Virus 'Will Become Endemic'
There have been more than 4,000 Zika cases in the United States and over 27,000 in U.S. territories.
Congress Passes Law to Treat Opioid Addiction as Health Crisis
Where was this foresight during the crack epidemic?
New Documentary Alleges CDC Withheld Proof of Link Between Vaccines and Autism in Black Boys
A controversial scientist says the data was omitted from an official CDC report a decade ago. The agency says the link doesn’t exist.
CDC Report: Latinos Diagnosed With HIV At 3 Times Rate of Whites
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that Latinos in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are three times more likely than whites to be diagnosed with HIV.
Solar Eclipse, Amazon Drones, 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Crank Call to C-SPAN
Some of Friday’s big stories
Black Males Ages 13-24 Hit Hardest With New HIV Infections in U.S.
In 2010, of the estimated 47,500 new HIV infections, 12,200 were among youths.
CDC Trying Out Free Rapid HIV/AIDS Test at Rural and Urban Drugstores
Throughout the two-year initiative, CDC will provide training for staff in community pharmacies and retail clinics in 12 urban areas and 12 rural areas with high HIV prevalence or significant unmet HIV testing needs.