The Philippines Department of Health (DOH), together with the City Government of Parañaque, today officially launched the National Ligtas Tigdas Supplemental Immunization Activity (SIA) to halt the ongoing...

Minnesota state health officials are reporting an increase in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 2017, prompting calls for sexually active people and those who inject drugs to get tested at least...

On today’s podcast we are going to finish up talking about human lice. On the last podcast we looked at head and body lice and we’ll tackle pubic lice or crabs on today’s show. It doesn’t...

Missouri health officials advised the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) of a confirmed measles case who exposed Iowans to the highly contagious disease at locations in Des Moines and Ankeny. The...

The New York State Department of Health announced this weekend that two tourists from Europe who have been confirmed to have measles visited a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Brooklyn on April...

In a follow-up on the outbreak of illnesses at Western Connecticut State University, University President John B. Clark announced today that Norovirus was identified as the source of the illness that...

Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. However, some servicemen also return with debilitating hidden injuries...

OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling approximately 1,560 lbs of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation which was manufactured on 10/11/2017 with a lot number...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will purchase an anthrax treatment for $25.2 million from Elusys Therapeutics...

Congo Since mid-March, the Congo Ministry of Health reported a suspected cholera outbreak in Likouala Department, located in the northern part of the country. In a related event, health authorities...