Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, has been blackmailed

...she and the boys are not HIV positive," Steve Honig, a spokesperson for Mueller, said in an e-mail.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 have an HIV test at least once as part...

CDC: Big food illness outbreaks deadly but rare

...cause more than half of all foodborne illness deaths even though they are a small percentage of all cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.Locally, outbreaks at a restaurant are rare, said an official from the Richmond...

Flu already hits Georgia, South Carolina in 2015

...had a reported flu death this year, but in the week ending Oct. 10, the latest flu report available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Georgia as the only state showing flu activity above the minimal level."Unfortunately...

CDC reports more health care workers getting flu shots

...shots last flu season but still only about half of pregnant women were getting the recommended vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.An expert who clamored for more health care workers to get vaccinated said...

Ebola response leaves Georgia network confident

...outbreak, he had been developing protocols in preparation for a possible epidemic. It's why the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chose Georgia to treat the Americans with the most critical Ebola infections.Ribner credits...

Most in US have higher 'heart age,' CDC says

...Quiller said.In an effort to get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors for heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took a first-ever national look at "heart age," the age of the heart increased or decreased...

Blueprint designed to improve child welfare

...risk for delinquency and even violent behavior.For each of these consequences, society will pay. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study estimated the total lifetime financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases...

Alzheimer's deaths increasing more than other causes, data show

A report prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statisticsy shows a greater rise in death rates for Alzheimer's.

Test shows Ga. patient has plague

...of Public Health spokeswoman told GHN that tests by the state show the individual has the disease. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testing results have not yet been completed.The patient has the bubonic version of the plague...

New federal rules on produce safety aim to prevent major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

...intended to give greater focus on prevention in a system that has been largely reactive after large outbreaks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million people ? or 1 in 6 people in the United States ? are sickened each year...