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A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology to digitally preserve four major collections of parasite specimens donated to the University...

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Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections occur in the United States every year, costing the American healthcare system nearly $16 billion in direct medical costs alone, according to a recent...

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An increase in gastrointestinal illnesses has the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department encouraging parents, schools, daycare centers, food service workers and healthcare providers to take precautionary...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday they are investigating a multistate Salmonella Muenchen outbreak  linked to contact with pet crested geckos purchased from multiple...

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The New Mexico Department of Health, the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, and the New Mexico Environment Department are jointly investigating a cluster of illness caused by Salmonella...

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued an alert Wednesday over an uptick in  Legionnaires’ Disease cases in Queens. According to health officials, the increase in Legionnaires’...

The Indiana State Department of Health in an update today reports that the number of cases in the HIV outbreak to be at 155 (154 confirmed and one preliminary positive). In addition to HIV testing,...

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Health officials in South Carolina are reporting two rabies exposures recently in Marion and Florence Counties. One person has been referred to their health care provider for consultation after being...

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The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (C-UPHD) is alerting community residents of widespread increase in shigellosis in Champaign County. Since January of 2015, C-UPHD has been alerted to 20 lab...

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Fundamental research into the causes and cures of post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome now has its first home base at a major U.S. medical research center with the launch of the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease...