Columbus Public Health reported today that the Central Ohio area mumps outbreak has more than 60 percent of all cases nationwide. The new numbers reported by health officials are up to 287 mumps cases...

With the spike in measles cases in New York state, particularly New York City, and around the country this early in the year, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued a health alert Friday about the importance...

In a follow up to a story earlier today about a possible measles outbreak in Central Ohio, health officials from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Knox County Health Department and the Centers for...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported today the first case of human plague of the year in the state and in the United States in a man from Torrance County.  Confirmatory testing...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said Thursday that three sexually transmitted infections (STI), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, are all on the rise in the state and they encourage residents...

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...