Sexual violence is a social and public health problem in the U.S. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men experienced sexual violence victimization other than rape at some p
New test results from the Center For Disease Control have identified six new cases tied to the outbreak at Puyallup's Good Samaritan Hospital. All those patients received intravenous injections from a nurse who no longer works at the facility.
Disease cases from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled in the U.S. from 2004 to 2016, with tick-borne illness seeing the most dramatic increase. The CDC says many local health departments lack the tools to protect people.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics show that more than 700,000 children are referred to child protective agencies as a result of abuse or neglect in the U.S. each year. According to Purva Grover, M.D., a pediatric eme
Baby boomers are five times more likely to have hepatitis C. Most people living with hepatitis C do not know they are infected. In this video, the CDC recommendation that everyone born from 1945-1965 is reinforced with those numbers appearing in e
Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating, but a pediatrician explains how parents can channel the energy of ‘the games’ to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.
A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic ence
Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training, demonstrates a quick total body strength & conditioning circuit to get you the most bang for your buck, getting you in and out of the gym quick. Stay active during the holidays.
Core strength, power, balance and reactive components are part of a good ski-conditioning program, says Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training. He demonstrates seven exercises to get you ready the moment the slopes are, too.
Colby Adams, an environmental health expert with the Idaho Division of Public Health, discusses the health benefits -- or lack thereof -- of wearing masks over the mouth and nose to filter wildfire smoke.
Sarah Crowder of Meridian has trained with Jason Wanlass the past four years with the goal of losing weight and getting fit. On Aug. 12, she competed in a local sprint distance triathlon and finished under the time she set for herself.
Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to "a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability" each year, according to the CDC. In 2010,