Foodborne illnesses are a continuing problem in the U.S., but labs that are supposed to detect the presence of pathogens aren’t up to snuff, according to a new report.
A small group of parent advocates is mobilizing “gentle propaganda” against vaccine naysayers
SARS raised the worldwide alarm for how vulnerable we are to disease epidemics. Did we learn our lesson?
The symptoms of gastroenteritis aren’t pretty, but at least doctors know what’s behind the wave of cases in recent years.
The good news: we’re eating fewer calories. The bad news: that’s not translating into lower obesity rates.
CDC cites most common sources of foodborne illnesses
Piggybacking off this year’s influenza epidemic, a new strain of the highly contagious norovirus has reached the U.S. from Australia.
Health officials expect yet more cases of fungal meningitis related to contaminated steroid shots
None for the road: drinking and driving rates plummet among teens since 1991
Nearly 1 in 3 Americans suffers from high blood pressure and more than half don’t have it under control, says a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The latest data from government health officials put the number of cases at 1,118 and deaths from West Nile at 41. Last year was mild, with fewer than 700 cases
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
This week, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee launched a month-long campaign enlisting everyone — not just moms — to increase breast-feeding rates