The adult smoking rate last saw a substantial drop in 2017, when it fell from 16% the year before.
The World Health Organization recently acknowledged the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions.
U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes popular with teenagers, saying the companies never received permission to sell them in the U.S.
Public health officials are warning about another potentially bad summer for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and other insect-borne illnesses.
Health experts say contact tracing is key to containing the virus and allowing places to reopen more safely.
Author ML Marietta writes the EMS community needs to be the guide to local governments and state policy makers through the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal government launched a broad national campaign Tuesday aimed at reducing high suicide rates, urging the public to reach out to others, especially during the coronavirus pandemic, and acknowledge daily stresses in people's lives.
Kansas' top public health official predicted Wednesday that the state will face steeper increases in coronavirus cases and suggested that it blew its chance for a summer respite.
In areas where COVID-19 is spreading, health experts agree that wearing masks or other face coverings in public helps reduce the risk of spreading the virus when people can’t socially distance by staying 6 feet apart.
Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus.