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The Southern Nevada Health District has identified a 128 percent increase in reported syphilis cases in Clark County since 2012 and is now considering the increase to be an outbreak for early syphilis...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) of 59 percent this season. These data were presented at a meeting of the agency’s...

Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling Hy-Vee 2-ounce Macadamia Nuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious...

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It’s not too late to get your flu shot! Flu season may have started slowly, but we are now seeing increased influenza activity throughout the U.S. and Florida, particularly in children. Increased activity...

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The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has reported an additional three Zika virus cases today, all in pregnant women, according to a daily update. All three women contracted the virus while traveling...

Medical research at the Functional Alternative Research (FAR) Clinic in Bountiful, Utah, is led by prominent Lyme disease expert, Dr. Brett J. Earl, MD.  The FAR Clinic has unique medical equipment that...

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The director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Margaret Chan, and the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, are meeting this week with top Brazilian...

Many of the 300,000 patients who contract Lyme disease each year know that curing it isn’t easy. Often, it seems to recur as soon as the antibiotics are discontinued, and doctors are reluctant to offer...

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Health officials in Wales have announced the death of a Wrexham, North Wales teen from meningococcal septicemia. Dr Chris Whiteside, Consultant in Communicable Disease Control, Public Health Wales said,...

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Health officials in Townsville, Queensland, Australia have confirmed the first locally acquired case of dengue fever, the Townsville Hospital and Health Service reported earlier this week. Local media...