I subscribed a while back to something called the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. It is the most fun thing that lands in my Google Reader every week. Especially fun for graph geeks and hypochondriacs. Did you know that we're having a really light flu year so far? Everything's down. Even chlamydia. I blame the economy.
This week's best bit of news was that lead toxicity in children in NY state is down considerably, and apparently it's all down to hapless homeowners scraping paint around toddlers. Everybody else appears to have got the message.
Check out QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged >18 Years Who Had Ever Been Tested for HIV, by Age Group and Sex. It's happy stuff!