Published April 27, 2013
A rhetorical question on terrorism posed by a high school textbook used in Tennessee has upset some parents, who are calling for the book's removal.
Published April 04, 2013
Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are monitoring the bird flu situation in China, but say it's too early to recommend any precautions for the general public
Published March 14, 2013
The Palmetto State basks in the political limelight every four years with the first-in-the-South presidential primary. But a rare sequence of events is drawing some big names to an off-season congressional race in South Carolina's Low Country.
Published March 01, 2013
Public health officials are, once again, in the crossfire of an old debate on guns. The latest issue stems from a Jan. 16 executive order. After a series of highly publicized mass-shootings, President Obama directed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to resume research on gun violence.
Published December 13, 2012
Despite a multi-billion dollar legal settlement with tobacco companies, most state governments are not spending the recommended amounts for programs combating tobacco use, according to a report released by a coalition of public health organizations.
Published December 06, 2012
New cases of illness associated with injectable pain medication from the New England Compounding Center continue to appear, more than two months after physicians pulled the steroid from their shelves over reports of contamination
Published December 04, 2012
Santa made an early flight to New Jersey for storm victims this year with the help of the Blue Angels.
Published November 21, 2012
While rates of new cases of fungal meningitis are diminishing considerably, doctors have a new warning for people who received injections of contaminated steroid medication produced by the New England Compounding Center
Published November 08, 2012
A new U.S. Army study warns service members to consume energy drinks in moderation, citing them as a cause of sleep problems among those on combat deployment
Published October 25, 2012
A new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests the risk of death or stroke is mostly gone by 42 days after exposure to the contaminated steroids implicated in a nationwide meningitis outbreak