- Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates Updated: Aug-28-15 11:50 am
CLEVELAND - The percentage of children receiving the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on time has increased in Ohio, and a state official said a measles outbreak might have helped raise awareness.
- Health official: States should post local vaccination info Updated: Aug-27-15 4:34 pm
NEW YORK - How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.
- Indiana health officials launch nonprofit foundation Updated: Aug-27-15 1:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - State officials have launched a new nonprofit foundation that Indiana lawmakers created to raise money for efforts to combat the state's high infant mortality rate and other health woes.
- New panel looks at how to improve Ohio infant mortality rate Updated: Aug-27-15 6:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new state panel assessing Ohio's efforts to address infant mortality hopes to produce a report with its recommendations by the end of the year.
- Earliest breast cancer risky for some women, study suggests Updated: Aug-20-15 1:19 pm
CHICAGO - New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and blacks, the same disparities seen for more advanced cancer.
- Rate for adult cycling deaths in Louisiana rises Updated: Aug-17-15 7:01 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana has the third-highest rate of bicyclist deaths in the nation. That's according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Report: Bicyclist death rates fell for kids, rose for men Updated: Aug-13-15 4:04 pm
NEW YORK - A new report says bicyclist death rates for children have fallen dramatically in recent decades, but have risen sharply for middle-aged men.
- Utah HPV vaccination rates up, but most teens not protected Updated: Aug-09-15 3:28 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's low rates of vaccination against cancer-causing sexually transmitted HPV are edging upward, but public health officials say that there's still work to be done.
- Mysterious fungus killing snakes in at least 9 states Updated: Aug-09-15 10:46 am
NEW HAVEN, Vermont - Hidden on hillsides in a remote part of western Vermont, a small number of venomous timber rattlesnakes slither among the rocks, but their isolation can't protect them from a mysterious fungus spreading across the eastern half of the country that threatens to wipe them out.
- Report: Decline seen in Oklahoma's infant mortality rate Updated: Aug-06-15 4:38 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A new report says Oklahoma has seen an overall decline in its infant mortality rate in recent years, but notes a disparity in the numbers between races.
- Majority of Indiana teens not getting HPV vaccinations Updated: Aug-04-15 3:05 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the HPV vaccination rates for boys and girls ages 13 to 17 in Indiana remain below the national averages, but a medical expert attributes the state's lag to increasing rates across the U.S.