The study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows New Jersey stacks up in only three of 10 indicators considered.
The research, which was conducted by Professor Charles Haas, PhD, reportedly used data from both previous outbreaks and the first nine months of the current outbreak.
Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
Health: Government Urges People To Protect Against The Flu As Vaccine Clinics Start Across The Delaware Valley
About 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
Two employees tested negative for a rare virus days after coming into contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed MERS case in the U.S., a spokeswoman for an Orlando hospital said Wednesday.
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 government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.
Dr. Marvin Kalafer spoke about the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and how The Clinical Trial Center can help families during this difficult time. For more information on The Clinical Trial Center, click here.
The CDC generally reports about 30,000 Lyme cases a year but after a recent conference on the disease, which is spread through the bite of a tick, it concluded that Lyme cases are drastically under-reported and the actual number is probably 300,000 cases.
Bread, far from being the staff of life, may be bad for us in many ways.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35.7 percent of adults in the United States are obese, which increases their risk for stroke, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other preventable chronic illnesses.
The “food police” have a new report on which meat is most likely to cause foodborne illness. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
Doctors who discovered the disease say it’s like your brain is on fire. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says it all starts with personality changes.
America’s energy future is in play in the Presidential race and one of Pennsylvania’s leading products is at the center of it.
There are approximately 300 million cases of malaria each year worldwide and over a million people die every year as a result. You might be surprised that there are about 1200 cases every year here in the US.