(HealthDay)—Health care providers on the West Coast need to look out for syphilis that can cause blindness, public health officials say.
Federal health officials issued multiple announcements Thursday aimed at addressing growing safety concerns about medical scopes that have been linked to several recent "superbug" outbreaks.
A measles outbreak linked to a flareup of the virus in the United States has spiked in neighboring Canada's Quebec province to 119 cases, health officials said Wednesday.
The suicide rate for girls and young women in the U.S. continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males, health officials said Thursday.
Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that's easier said than done.
Public health officials in the U.S. are exasperated by their inability to persuade more parents to vaccinate their children, saying they're dealing with a small minority who are misinformed—or merely obstinate—about ...
(AP)—Officials say the commuter who may have exposed at least 1,500 Bay Area Rapid Transit riders to measles also ate at a popular Northern California restaurant.
When it comes to describing a scenario, a picture is worth a thousand words—and may also help save thousands of lives. Thanks to research at SDSU, public health officials can use satellite data to anticipate ...
(AP)—One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse.
The news on the current measles outbreak contains plenty of reminders that measles causes brain damage, pneumonia, hearing loss and death. A few lone voices have spoken up to say measles isn't that serious, ...
(HealthDay)—The number of measles cases in the United States has reached 141 patients in 17 states and the District of Columbia, federal health officials reported Tuesday.
Health officials say the number of U.S. measles cases this year has risen to 141.
Measles was once considered a childhood illness, spreading rapidly across schools, playgrounds and parks.
While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation's classrooms: Teachers ...
An outbreak of measles with at least one case linked to a flare-up of the virus in the neighboring United States has struck Canada, public health officials said Wednesday.