Centers For Disease Control
An antibiotic-resistant family of bacteria continues to spread throughout the U.S. health care system and is now prompting warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Federal officials say ricotta cheese shipped to some Florida retail stores and restaurants is tainted with listeria bacteria and is responsible for 14 illnesses and at least one death.
If you were yawning right during the 6 o’clock news, I may have to take it personally, because South Floridians are getting more sleep than people in most U.S. cities.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Federal health officials are working to contain more than two dozen cases of a rare fungal eye infection across seven states, and they believe the problem stems from a Florida pharmacy recently in the spotlight for it’s role in the deaths of 21 elite polo horses in 2009.
Parents of unvaccinated children should watch out because for the first time since the mid-1990’s, measles cases are up significantly in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Most of us have heard of MRSA. The antibiotic resistant super-bug can eat through patients’ skin but there’s another bug few have heard about that can be just as menacing and it’s causing deadly and preventable infections.
Barbara and Howard Neu are back at home in West Davie but the couple still has not recovered from last week’s fundraiser at the Playboy mansion in Los Angeles.
A new study of more than 300 thousand elderly patients shows that a shingles vaccine can decrease the frequency of an outbreak by more than half, even in the elderly.