Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increase seen in cryptosporidiosis outbreaks from 2007 to 2019

(HealthDay)—From 2009 to 2017, there was an increase in the annual number of reported cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in the United States, according to a study published online June 27 in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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CDC IDs outbreak trends tied to treated recreational water

(HealthDay)—Outbreaks associated with treated recreational water with confirmed infectious etiology are usually caused by Cryptosporidium, Legionella, or Pseudomonas, according to research published in the May 18 issue ...

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Are there drugs in our water?

Recreational drugs could become a major source of Australian urban water contamination, scientists warn.

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Researchers measure health effects of Chicago's waterways

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health are conducting a study to determine the health effects associated with recreational activities such as boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing on ...