Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New details on death caused by measles infection

The first person to die from a measles infection in the U.S. in a dozen years was a 28-year-old former dental hygienist and college student who suffered from a rare inflammatory muscle disease.


For children, there's no place like (a dental) home

(Medical Xpress) -- Tooth decay is the most chronic disease among children. In one year, more than 51 million hours of school is missed because of tooth decay or other dental-related illness. And even when children with dental ...