Clostridium difficile, or C diff was estimated to cause almost half a million infections in the United States in 2011, and 29,000 died within 30 days of the initial diagnosis, according to the Centers...

According to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under...

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. It affects some 1.5 million Americans and more than 16,000 new cases of lupus are reported annually across the country. May...

I had the opportunity to interview an expert on the topic of blood clots on the Sunday, Jan. 10 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show. Dr. Jack Ansell is former Chair of Medicine, Lenox Hill...

The number of mumps cases reported in Indiana has risen to 93, with the majority of cases being reported at four major universities. Confirmed outbreaks of mumps have been reported at Indiana University...

Infectious disease physician and Forbes contributor, Dr Judy Stone joined me to discuss the mcr-1 gene, the latest research and the serious implications. This interview took place on Jan. 3, 2016 on the...

What role does the federal government have, if any, in health care? In a prerecorded interview for the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show this Sunday, I talked to Libertarian Party Presidential candidate...

The president and founder of TickEase, Inc., Daniel Wolff, joined me for a interview on ticks on Dec. 27, 2015. “Tick Man Dan” discussed all aspects of ticks to include prevention and removal.   Related: Lyme...

Richard W. Truman, Ph.D., Chief, Laboratory Research Branch with the National Hansen’s Disease Program joined me to talk about leprosy in the United States and recent research published in the journal,...

The Director of the University of Texas Medical Branch Institute for Human Infections and Immunity and the Scientific Director of the Galveston National Laboratory, Scott C. Weaver, M.S., Ph.D. joined...