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Lyme disease expert, Clinical Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Paul Auwaerter joined me to answer questions about Lyme disease diagnostic...

In a follow-up on the polio outbreak in Syria, five new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported in the past week, bringing the total of cVDPV2 cases to 22, according...

Covenant Health yesterday mailed letters to 1,307 patients who may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C through an infection control breach that occurred during individual insulin training sessions at...

A multi-institutional team of investigators reported this week in Science Translational Medicine on a new antiviral drug candidate that inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses, including the SARS and...

The Ministry of Public Health and Population of Yemen has recorded a total of 39,688 suspected cholera cases and 183 associated deaths during the period 22 to 27 June 2017. According to a World Health...

The use of acupuncture to treat pain dates back to the earliest recorded history in China. Despite centuries of acupuncture, it’s still not clear why this method of applying and stimulating tiny needles...

First in some troubling news out of Europe, The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled last Wednesday that vaccines can be blamed for causing illnesses even if there is no scientific proof...

Skagit County health officials reported a hantavirus case in a resident late last week, making it the fourth case in Washington state this year. Though the patient has fully recovered, Public Health officials...

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and melanoma is the most dangerous type. In fact, Melanoma kills an estimated more than 10,000 people in the US annually. Board-certified...

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The parasitic infection, Chagas disease, was first discovered in 1909 by Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated more than 10,000 people die every...