Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Tick-Borne Disease Suspected In 2-Year-Old's DeathA 2-year-old Indianapolis girl died Sunday of what doctors suspect is Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a disease spread by ticks.
Study: Adolescents 183 Percent More Likely To Be Violent If Friend Committed Same ActA new study finds that violence spreads like a contagious disease among U.S. adolescents.
Report: NJ Among States Least-prepared For OutbreaksThe study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows New Jersey stacks up in only three of 10 indicators considered.
Drexel Study Claims 21 Day Quarantine For Ebola Might Not Be Long EnoughThe 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.
Health Care Providers Stepping Up Ebola Preparedness EffortsPublic 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 ValleyAbout 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
2 Orlando Hospital Workers Test Negative For Rare MERS VirusTwo 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.
Health: Delaware Patient Has First Case Of Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infection In CountryThe 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.
Study: Whooping Cough Vaccine Stops Illness, But Maybe Not Spread Of ItA government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected.
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Physician Pushes For Lyme Disease VaccineThe 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.
Researcher Says Grains May Be Harmful To Humans In Many WaysBread, far from being the staff of life, may be bad for us in many ways.
Controversial Decision Made By AMA To Recognize Obesity As Disease 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.