Air pollution from wildfires may ignite heart hazards

Air pollution from wildfires may increase risk for cardiac arrests, and other acute heart problems, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Achieving community immunity against flu, one school at a time

Each fall flu can strike a community like a wildfire. Initially, cases are sporadic, but eventually they spread person to person. And like a wildfire, the aftermath can be severe: high economic losses, hundreds hospitalized ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Destroy lab stocks of eradicated cattle disease, OIE says

Most remaining laboratory stocks of a devastating cattle disease should be destroyed to ensure the eradicated virus is not back into nature, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said Monday.