The number of reported cases of pertussis, or whooping cough in Washington State this year is up more than six times the number of cases seen during the same period in 2014, according to health officials. There...

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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were up 6 percent in Minnesota last year compared to 2013 with chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases all increased, according to health officials. Reportable STDs...

The Texas State Aquarium reported Wednesday that while trying to control and especially difficult parasite, approximately 400 fish that inhabited several large habitats, including the Islands of Steel...

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The Infectious Diseases Society of America plans on revising its guidelines for the treatment of Lyme disease. On March 9, IDSA released a project plan to update the guidelines. The plan provides a period...

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St. Lucie County, FL health officials have confirmed a local case of measles today in an unvaccinated six-year-old child. Local health officials immediately notified the St. Lucie School District superintendent...

In a follow-up to a report Monday of an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea on board Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the Seas, federal health officials have confirmed today the etiologic cause...

In a follow-up to two recent cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in Montana and Colorado we learn that the University of Montana student is now receiving workers’ compensation and the latest...

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Arkansas health officials are warning customers of a Morrilton Subway restaurant of the possibility of hepatitis A exposure after an employee tested positive for the virus.  The Subway is located at...

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the Seas is the third cruise line to report an outbreak of gastrointestinal disease in the past two weeks (Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl on Apr...

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The U.S. Food and Drug administration is warning consumers to stop using a dietary supplement for muscle growth linked to serious liver injury. Tri-Methyl Xtreme, distributed by Las Vegas-based Extreme...