The symptoms of gastroenteritis aren’t pretty, but at least doctors know what’s behind the wave of cases in recent years.
Researcher and former skater Jessica Green wanted to test how microbes are spread by contact. What better way to do so than via a sport with plenty of contact?
The answer may be in your DNA structures
To promote the need for immunizations, public health groups turn to mothers.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
Medical sleuthing reveals that scarlet fever probably wasn’t responsible
A highly anticipated trial of a tuberculosis vaccine yields disappointing results.
Barbara Walters has chicken pox. How likely it is for adults to get infected?
Piggybacking off this year’s influenza epidemic, a new strain of the highly contagious norovirus has reached the U.S. from Australia.
Beagles are known as good hunters. So why not send them in search of deadly bacteria?
Vaccines are by far the best defense against pertussis, or whooping cough. But protection among kids dwindles with every year since the last dose of vaccine, a new CDC study finds
Pacifiers are among the most dependable pieces of baby paraphernalia, but what if, instead of curing crankiness, they actually cause babies to be more unruly?
Voters want actors in adult films to wear condoms, but the industry is threatening to sue and shift production elsewhere.