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George Wilson enjoyed his truck driving job but had to quit as his health deteriorated. This picture is from 2014, "somewhere in Texas."

Truck drivers fear for their safety on the road — but the vast majority of them face a much bigger threat

There are long-term health effects that arise from sitting all day and the poor food options at trucking stops.
US Border Patrol agents take into custody a father and son from Honduras near the US-Mexico border outside Mission, Texas on June 12, 2018.

Border Patrol is getting help from the Coast Guard, Pentagon, and CDC for migrant children in custody, after an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died

An 8-year-old migrant boy died in custody on December 24 after being detained in various Border Patrol holding facilities for nearly a week.
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a new advisory that e-cigs like the Juul are a danger to kids and teens.

The US surgeon general just issued a rare advisory about e-cigs like the Juul — here’s why vaping is so dangerous

In a rare national advisory, the top US public health figure warned of the dangers of e-cigarettes, focusing on vaping's effects on young people.
It's still possible to get your cookie dough fix without the dangers of eating it raw.

18 safe ways to satisfy your cookie dough craving

The CDC recently issued a warning against eating raw cookie dough. But thankfully, there are safe ways to enjoy cookie dough.
Cookie dough.

The CDC issued a warning about not eating raw cookie dough and people don’t care at all

It's December, so it's time to get baking! But the CDC is here with a friendly reminder that raw cookie dough should not be eaten.
The average US life expectancy has dropped as suicide and overdose rates rise.

US life expectancy is experiencing its longest-running decline in 100 years, and it reveals a troubling trend

New reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that US life expectancy has dropped to 78.6 years.
Three-year-old Carter Abernathy is among the dozens of patients across the country who have been diagnosed with AFM.

Suspected cases of the mysterious polio-like disease AFM has grown to 286, up more than 130 cases from last month

Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US.

The CDC tells people to stop eating romaine lettuce — again — after another E. coli outbreak sickens at least 32 people in 11 states

The CDC advised people across the US not to eat any romaine lettuce and to get rid of any they have already purchased.

7 ‘medically fragile’ children have died in a New Jersey health facility after contracting an adenovirus

The New Jersey Department of Health said that 11 other children at the Wanaque Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Haskell remain ill from the outbreak of the adenovirus, which commonly causes respiratory illness, according to the CDC.
Frabrizio Stabile

A New Jersey surfer died from a brain-eating amoeba days after visiting a wave pool in Texas

Fabrizio Stabile of Ventor, New Jersey, swam in the wave pool at BSR Cable Park’s Surf Resort in Waco, Texas, prior to testing positive for Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba that usually occurs in warm fresh water. He died on September 21.