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5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Locals Turn in Prescription Drugs

Locals Turn in Prescription Drugs

San Diego residents got a chance to get rid of their unused prescription drugs Saturday as the U.S. Drug Enforcement Read »

Sep 27, 2014
County Encourages Flu Shots With Free Event

County Encourages Flu Shots With Free Event

Believe it or not, it’s the beginning of flu season, and on Friday, local health officials kicked off the... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Astronaut Embarks on Milky Mission

Astronaut Embarks on Milky Mission

The folks behind the “Got Milk?” adverstisements have partnered with astronaut Jose Hernandez to get the message out... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed in North Texas

Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed in North Texas

Several cases of Enterovirus-D68 have been confirmed in North Texas after test results came back positive from... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Vaccinating Dogs Could Eliminate Rabies, Experts Say

Vaccinating Dogs Could Eliminate Rabies, Experts Say

Vaccinating dogs around the world could essentially eliminate rabies in people, but world leaders remain unconcerned... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
1.8 Million Young Adults Have Chlamydia, Survey Finds

1.8 Million Young Adults Have Chlamydia, Survey Finds

A recent survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 2 million young adults have... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Skirt Size Increase Linked to Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Skirt Size Increase Linked to Breast Cancer Risk: Study

A new study from the journal BMJ Open suggests that woman who go up a skirt size every decade between their 20s and... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Plague Detected in Squirrels at Palomar Mtn.

Plague Detected in Squirrels at Palomar Mtn.

Plague-ridden squirrels prompted a classic hiker’s reminder from health officials: Don’t feed the animals. Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Swift Action Could Prevent Huge Spike in Ebola Deaths

Swift Action Could Prevent Huge Spike in Ebola Deaths

The prognosis for the massive Ebola outbreak in West Africa isn't good — but swift action can greatly improve... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
WHO: Ebola Death Rate 70 Percent, 20K Cases Expected

WHO: Ebola Death Rate 70 Percent, 20K Cases Expected

The World Health Organization says researchers expect 20,000 cases of Ebola by November, and that 70 percent... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Sierra Leone Wraps 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

Sierra Leone Wraps 3-Day Ebola Lockdown

A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone aimed at controlling the world's worst Ebola epidemic concluded on Sunday, with... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Testicular Cancer Survivor Pushes Giant Ball Across U.S. to Raise Awareness

Testicular Cancer Survivor Pushes Giant Ball Across

A survivor of testicular cancer is pushing a giant, 6-foot-high inflatable ball across the country to... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

3 Found Guilty in Peanut Butter Salmonella Trial

A federal jury on Friday found the owner of a peanut plant and two workers at the plant guilty in connection with a... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Enterovirus Reported in San Diego

Enterovirus Reported in San Diego

A rare virus that has sickened dozens of children across the country has been reported in San Diego,... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery

Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery

Dr. Rick Sacra, the Massachusetts aid worker who contracted Ebola in West Africa, is now expected to make a... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut

CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut

A mysterious respiratory illness that has hospitalized children in several states has surfaced in Connecticut,... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials

Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials

Authorities have confirmed a case of enterovirus EV-D68 in New Jersey, the first case documented in the Garden State... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

New study suggests artificial sweeteners like Sweet 'N Low, Splenda and NutraSweet may hamper the way some people's... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

A study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that while the body mass index of Americans is stable,... Read »

Sep 16, 2014

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