155 Cases Of Polio-Like Illness Now Under Investigation, CDC SaysThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that there are 155 patients under investigation this year for acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.
Health Officials Push For Vaccinations After Deadliest Flu Season In 40 YearsThe CDC says last flu season was the deadliest in at least four decades.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
Florida Department Of Health Reports 62 Zika CasesThe 62 total is as of Aug. 13 and represents an increase of three cases since the department posted July numbers.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
CDC: 'Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms'The reminder was posted by CDC STD on Twitter.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.
Justice Department Charges Over 600 People For Health Care FraudThe U.S. Justice Department has announced charges against more than 600 people, including doctors, for taking part in health care frauds.
CDC: Less Than 25% Of US Adults Get Enough Exercise Have you exercised this week? Chances are, if you are an adult living in the US, you are not getting enough exercise.
FDA Warns Consumers In Florida, 22 Other States Not To Eat Cut Melon Due To Salmonella Florida was added to the list of states where cut melon may be contaminated with salmonella, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. This brings the total number of states to 23.
Lettuce Lover? Authorities Update Consumers On Romaine LettuceLove lettuce? Who doesn't? There is no need to freak out about the recent E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
Illnesses From Mosquito, Tick, And Flea Bites Increasing In USThere’s a new warning about the increasing spread of mosquito, tick and flea-borne illnesses.