The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
The Delaware State Health Department says a resident there has the first known case of NDM-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a drug resistant bacterial infection first reported in Serbia.
A raccoon removed from a residence in the Fairview neighborhood of Camden City has tested positive for rabies.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, a third of American adults are unable to swim the length of a standard size pool. Now, US Masters Swimming is trying to reduce that figure by way of an army of volunteer instructors.
A Drexel University student who died of meningitis last week had the same strain of bacteria that caused an outbreak at Princeton University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Tuesday.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
Most people who have heard of pertussis, or whooping cough think it was eradicated 30 years ago. Not so.
Government research links indoor tanning by teenagers with other risks including binge drinking, unhealthy dieting and sexual activity.
Despite CDC guidelines, vaccination numbers are falling short of national goals. Now, they are turning to doctors for help.
While scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.
Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.
3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the latest flu trends.
After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.
New numbers from the federal government say most kids aren’t getting enough physical activity, part of the reason for the obesity epidemic. And it could even hurt academic performance.
A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.