Health

CDC: Raw tuna linked to Salmonella outbreak in seven states

(HealthDay)—A Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw ground tuna from Jensen Tuna has sickened 13 people in seven states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The illnesses began between Jan. 8 and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: still no source as E. coli outbreak grows to 96 cases

(HealthDay)—U.S. health officials say an outbreak of Escherichia coli illness from an unknown source has risen to 96 cases across five Eastern states, up from the 72 cases reported last Friday.

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Illness

Illness (sometimes referred to as ill-health or ail) can be defined as a state of poor health.

It is sometimes considered a synonym for disease. Others maintain that fine distinctions exist. Some have described illness as the subjective perception by a patient of an objectively defined disease.

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