According to the CDC, from 2014-2015, Hawaii experienced 18 food borne related outbreaks, sickening over 1,000 people, causing 211 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths. In 2016, two very public food borne illness...

By now, we are all too aware that chronic Lyme disease can be found in 80 countries worldwide, affecting tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions around the globe. We know that chronic Lyme disease...

Vaccines are one of the most successful scientific breakthroughs and most cost-effective health investments in history. In fact, with the exception of safe drinking water, vaccine is widely considered...

According to a World Health Organization statement Friday: The fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) on Zika and microcephaly convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations...

Various strains of avian influenza, or bird flu has reared it’s ugly head throughout Europe, South Asia and Israel. One of the best sources on the happenings with avian influenza worldwide is Avian...

Veteran’s Day prompted a flurry of stories on bile duct cancer, or chlolangiocarcinoma and Vietnam veterans after the Associated Press discovered hundreds of patients in recent decades and the large...

Fifty one percent of ocular syphilis cases reported in 2014-2015 were HIV positive, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Friday. Although...

In a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) consumer update published today, officials discuss the treatment, control and prevention of the bacterial infection, impetigo. Impetigo is a common bacterial skin...

With Oct. 31, or Halloween,  just around the corner, public health officials want to remind you about protecting your eyes against serious infections with advice about the use of decorative contact lenses...

Arthritis is the term used to describe conditions which affect joints and tissues around the joints. Joints are found wherever bones join in the body, e.g. wrists, fingers, ankles, elbows, knees and so...