Coronavirus Declared Pandemic By World Health OrganizationThe World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the coronavirus outbreak spreading around the globe can now be characterized as a pandemic.
WHO To Recognize Gaming Disorder As Mental Health Condition In 2018Being hooked on playing video games could soon be officially classified as a mental health issue.
Antibiotic Not Working? Check Your FoodThe food industry's 'over-use' of antibiotics on animals is contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that affects humans, the World Health Organization says.
WHO: Number Of Obese Children, Teens Now 10 Times Higher Than 40 Years AgoA new study says childhood obesity is growing at an alarming rate because kids are making poor food choices and aren't exercising.
WHO: Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency" There is a serious lack of new antibiotics being developed to fight infections that are becoming resistant to treatments - something WHO says is a "global health emergency."
Hospitals Asking More Questions In Light Of Zika VirusHospitals across South Florida are talking with their staff and providing extra training in light of the Zika virus.
WHO: Zika's Possible Link With Birth Defect "A Public Health Emergency" World Health officials met Monday for an emergency session to decide whether the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a possible link to a birth defect should be considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
WHO Officials To Hold Special Session On Zika VirusWorld Health officials will meet Monday for an emergency session on the Zika virus as the amount of cases for the mosquito-borne virus keeps growing.
WHO: Processed Meats, Red Meat Can Cause Cancer Processed meats are now considered carcinogenic to humans, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO).
HIV/AIDS: Understanding The EpidemicMore than 1.2 million people within the United States are living with HIV.
Lumber Liquidators Halts Sales Of Chinese-Made FlooringLumber Liquidators is stopping the sale of all its Chinese laminate flooring, a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.
CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For EbolaA patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.
FIU Doctor Joins Team Working To Contain Ebola A doctor who teaches at a South Florida university has left to Nigeria along with a team of experts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In AfricaAn infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.
FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In AfricaAn infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.