Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
8 Washington Hospitals Prepare For Ebola PatientsThe state Health Department says the risk of Ebola in Washington is low, but eight hospitals are preparing to care for Ebola patients if needed.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Haborview Medical Center Willing To Take Ebola Patients If NeededHarborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola.
Doctors: Finding Source Unlikely In E. Coli Deaths Investigators say they don't expect to find the specific sources of fatal strains of E. coli that killed two children in the Pacific Northwest and left a Washington boy fighting for his life.
Public Health Officials Undergo Tests To Determine Severe Respiratory Illness Public health officials in King County are investigating whether patients being treated at Seattle Children's Hospital have a severe respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children nationwide.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food WorkersAccording to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.
Washington Among States With Measles Outbreak Washington state is one of a handful of places where a national measles outbreak has hit record levels this year.
CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy CitedThe baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.
Lawmakers Debate Forcing Couples To Wait Full Year Before Finalizing DivorcePeople filing for divorce in Washington state must now wait 90 days before it can become final.