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Olivia Dahl died in 1962 due to measles. 26 years later, her father, author Roald Dahl wrote the following: Olivia, my eldest daughter, caught measles when she was seven years old. As the illness took...

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Nebraska health officials are stressing vaccination for pertussis after seeing more than 200 cases of the disease in the month of January. Cases are on the rise in eastern and southeastern Nebraska. “There...

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The Japanese encephalitis vaccine became mandatory this past weekend for active-duty Airmen who are either permanently stationed or who will be temporarily assigned for more than 30 days to Japan or South...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Ibrance (palbociclib) to treat advanced (metastatic) breast cancer. Breast cancer in women is the second most common type of...

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Although secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in the United States dropped by half between 1999 to 2000 and 2011 to 2012, one in four nonsmokers — 58 million people — are still exposed to SHS, according...

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After a large number of cases of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and low grade fever in the greater Farmville area, in particular hundreds linked to Hampden-Sydney College, another local school is reporting...

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Lawrence, Massachusetts company, Middle East Bakery, Inc. announced the recall of select lots of bread products bearing the Joseph’s and Trader Joe’s brand names because they may contain undeclared...

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I am a big fan of Republican Senator (Dr.) Rand Paul concerning many of his policy ideas and the role of the federal government. I also appreciated his Dad’s political views on many topics. I also...

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Dallas County health officials have reported the 11th imported chikungunya case since the outbreak in the Western hemisphere. The current case has a recent travel history to Puerto Rico. As of January...

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Just days after 15-year-old Sackville High School student, Rylee Sears died from the bacterial infection, meningococcal meningitis, another tragic death due to the serious disease occurred in the eastern...