Mar 7, 2013 New research says diabetes cost the nation a record $245 billion in 2012, up more than 40 percent in the past five years.
Mar 1, 2013 You can identify the source of an outbreak, based on actual cases investigated by the Centers for Disease Control.
Feb 21, 2013 New research indicates that the main protection against the mosquito, DEET, may not be as effective as originally thought.
Jan 10, 2013 CDC says bad flu outbreak may cost employers $10 billion in health care costs alone.
Jan 7, 2013 A robust global economy spreads wealth -- and pandemics like the flu, SARS, even the plague.
Sep 17, 2012 Public health experts discuss a new way to bring down the cost of treatment.
Aug 17, 2012 The city of Dallas Texas has authorized the first aerial spraying of pesticides since the 1960s to stop an outbreak of West Nile virus. Dallas County has seen nearly 200 cases of the mosquito born illness and ten deaths.
Mar 12, 2012 A new study that predicts that Americans could be spending $25 billion a year by the end of this decade on genetics testing. It's believed that the prospect of being able to sequence whole genomes at an affordable cost now is really a gamechanger.