The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with public health, veterinary, and agriculture officials in many states and the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Veterinary...

The contagious viral disease continues to increase in numbers at several college campuses in Ohio and Wisconsin, according to health officials in both states. The outbreak in Central Ohio, affecting Franklin...

A New York disease ecologist is sounding the alarm bells for the Northeastern United States as he is warning of a swell of Lyme disease cases this spring according to a Friday news release. Dr. Richard...

A woman who robbed a gas station last October using her MRSA infected arm as a weapon was arraigned this week on one count of robbery and one count of theft. Chesterfieldresident, 32-year-old Caroline...

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Little did small town Texas police officer, Truman Bradshaw think that 24 years after getting bit by a drunken man he would be dying of cirrhosis and Stage 4 liver cancer and seeking a liver transplant. But...

A Subway sandwich restaurant in Lombard, Illinois that was temporarily closed by health officials a few weeks ago has been the source of a Shigella outbreak which has afflicted at least 116 people. Of...

In Friday’s issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly (MMWR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the 2009 statistics from the National TB Surveillance System. The results were...

I wanted to point out some of the numbers from a couple of presentations from last week’s 2010 National STD Prevention Conference. Both presentations were from researchers from the Centers for Disease...

According to the Newark Star-Ledger, 6 women have been identified as receiving cosmetic surgery from an unlicensed provider resulting cellulitis and abscesses of the buttocks. While seeking to enhance...

There are those who favor drinking raw milk to pasteurized and the reasons include that pasteurization alters the taste of the milk but more importantly they say, it destroys much of the nutritional value...