The California Department of Health’s (CDPH) Occupational Health Branch released a report Monday concerning at least two male porn actors contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with one...

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For the first time since 1997, South Dakota has reported a case of the viral disease, measles.  The unvaccinated child is a Davison County resident under the age of 5. “South Dakota has good immunization...

The mother of the 12-year-old Benton, Arkansas girl who last year made it to the very small list of survivors of the deadly amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, has lost her own lengthy battle with breast cancer. 42-year-old...

Despite being on the job for more than 2 months, we’ve seen or heard little from President Obama’s “Ebola czar”, Ron Klain. In a rare appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation, Klain...

In November 2014, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene received a report of a new case of HSV type 1 (HSV-1) infection in a newborn male infant following direct orogenital suction during...

San Francisco health officials say the city reports 5-10 cases of shigellosis monthly typically; however, this December the City by the Bay has reported a significant spike in the gastrointestinal bacterial...

Barkworthies of Richmond, VA is recalling select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, the company announced Wednesday. The...

The Happy Apple Company of Washington, Missouri, issued a voluntary recall of Happy Apple Brand caramel apples with a best use by date between August 25th and November 23rd 2014, because they have the...

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Following the laboratory mishaps with anthrax and H5N1 avian influenza linked to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this year, the federal health agency is reporting  that a small...

The number of influenza related hospitalizations in Ohio have skyrocketed this year to date as compared to the 4-year-average for the Buckeye state (see chart below). According to the Ohio Department...