October is often associated with Halloween candy and trick-or-treating, but it's also the start of the norovirus season – when public health officials see a jump in the number of cases. Since norovirus ...
New York went on alert Friday as authorities sought to calm fears among the city's 8.4 million residents after a doctor tested positive for Ebola.
Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
U.S. health officials said Wednesday that they would begin monitoring all travelers—even Americans—who come to the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations for 21 days, significantly expanding their vigilance.
Binge drinking and 24-hour alcohol shops have helped cause a "shocking" 40-percent jump in deaths from liver disease in England, public health officials said on Monday.
Colorado health authorities suggested banning many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Then the officials quickly backtracked after the suggestion went public.
The people closest to Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are trying to resume their lives now that they have come out of a 21-day incubation period without developing symptoms of the disease.
(AP)—News that a health worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before showing symptoms raised fears on Wall Street that the scare over the virus could reduce air travel.
Cases of Ebola in Europe are unavoidable, but the risk of the disease spreading is extremely low, a top UN health official said Wednesday, amid growing fears over infections in Spain.
A new review of the way health care professionals emphasise weight to define health and wellbeing suggests the approach could be harmful to patients.
A Texas health care worker who treated a Liberian man who died of Ebola was wearing full protective gear but was infected with the dangerous virus anyway, health officials said Sunday.
Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened.
Health experts have warned that 11 million work days are lost each year as a result of sick days linked to smoking. ...
Brazilian health officials Friday quarantined a Guinean man feared to have Ebola, but stressed it was a precautionary measure and the man no longer had a fever or other symptoms.
The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus in a man who became infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas, US health officials said Tuesday.