Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recognize symptoms of salmonella infection

It's the season of summer picnics and barbecues. Make sure your family gathering doesn't end up with a bout of food poisoning. More than 1 million Americans each year become sick with salmonella infection. Most people get ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is norovirus? Stomach bug hits Winter Games

Norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, has officials at the Pyeongchang Games scrambling to stop its spread. The bug apparently began spreading when private security workers at the games came down with headaches, ...

Health

Foodborne illness is often avoidable

Each year, Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illness. While some are caused by eating out, others originate in home kitchens. Still more result from contact with someone already infected.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Multidrug-resistant shigellosis spreading in US (Update)

(HealthDay)—Travelers are bringing a drug-resistant strain of the Shigella sonnei bacteria to the United States and spreading it to other people, federal health officials warned Thursday. The report is published in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More cases reported in stomach bug outbreak

(HealthDay News) —U.S. health officials are continuing to search for the source of a nationwide stomach bug outbreak as the number of cases has climbed to 586, with illnesses reported in 20 states.

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