Dallas, Texas - Each year, approximately 7,000 children age 18 or younger experience cardiac arrest outside a hospital with survival rates of less than 10 percent. Immediate CPR can double or triple the chance of survival. The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – announced publication of a policy statement advocating for state laws requiring the implementation of cardiac emergency response plans (CERPs) in K-12 schools.

Atlanta, Georgia - The American Cancer Society released The New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, which offers more than 120 all-new, easy-to-make recipes. Written for cooks of all levels, this book is for people looking to add to their kitchen repertoire and helps readers make healthier choices about the food they eat. The recipes were reviewed by the American Cancer Society's medical and nutrition experts and emphasize fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean prote

Washington, DC - A new analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health has provided the strongest evidence to date that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of miscarriage in pregnant women. The study, appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine, was conducted by researchers at NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and other institutions.

Washington, DC - A new medication that targets part of the brain’s stress system may help reduce alcohol use in people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Washington, DC - Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), joined by other medical and public health experts, will address the nation in preparation for the upcoming flu season at a news conference presented by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).