The Department of Health (DOH) addresses the public to remember and use ‘4S’ against Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases. The 4S means Search & destroy mosquito breeding places, use Self-protection...

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Thailand health officials saw more than 5,000 dengue fever cases during January 2016, reporting a total of 5129 cases from 76 provinces. The areas with the most dengue illness include Bangkok,  Nakornpathom,...

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Florida health officials reported six new travel-associated cases of Zika in Florida to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC). Travel-related cases are defined as disease believed to be contracted...

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Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the first Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmission in...

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The Jan. 31 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show centered around the ever controversial and misunderstood tick borne illness, Lyme disease. During the first half of the show I talked to...

CDC is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing Zika virus‎ transmission. On Monday, the CDC added the following destinations to the Zika virus travel alerts:  American Samoa,...

Braga Organic Farms announces the voluntary recall of pistachios due to potential contamination with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail...

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Rates of influenza reported in the United States are increasing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 viruses predominating. In addition, federal...

Currently, between 65,000 to 70,000 cases of cancers in adolescents and young adults (aged 15 to 39) are diagnosed each year in the United States. Among the different types of, thyroid cancer has emerged...

In a study published recently in the journal Science, researchers from MIT, NYU, and the University of Colorado demonstrated potential causative evidence that severe inflammation in a pregnant mother can...