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Health officials say it's the worst outbreak of the disease in two decades ...
Firefighter Rick Halcomb contracted hepatitis on the job; he medically retired after 9 years ...
Doctors are not sure what is causing the rare phenomenon where more than a dozen kids have not recovered the use of their arm or leg ...
Concentrating salmonella to the point of detection now takes an hour, not a day ...
More than 500 turned out to pay tribute to the paramedic and volunteer firefighter who died after heart complications and a recent bout with norovirus ...
The ship arrived back in N.J. and passengers are recovering ...
Increased demand for IV fluids because of a worse-than-average flu season, plus factory shutdowns over the holidays have left pharmacists scrambling, FDA says ...
Firefighter Art Springer II, 45, died Jan. 23 after contracting the H1N1 flu virus ...
The Caribbean cruise was cut short, and those who fell ill responded well to over-the-counter medication being administered onboard ...
She's in a medically induced coma; doctors gave her an experimental drug and may do an ECMO procedure as the community rallies around the 29-year-old ...
He was sick for about two weeks and died after calling 911 because he couldn't breathe; his wife also has the virus and is in an induced coma ...
The victims included five adults and one 7-year-old, and they all had previous health conditions such as diabetes, obesity or high blood pressure ...
EMTs face intense challenges and exposure in the field, and must be trained to recognize infectious diseases and prevent their spread ...
With the winter flu season upon us, now is a good time to do more than a cursory cleaning ...
Forty-five students tested positive for possible exposure but more tests, including X-rays will be needed to determine whether they have active TB ...
Early diagnosis can help people get the treatment and services that will help them live longer and prevent transmitting the disease to others ...
Alaska Dispatch ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A young adult who tested positive for what could be the H1N1 flu strain has died at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Flu ...
Staphylococcus: It’s everywhere you look. In the decades-old battle between antibiotics and bacteria, bacteria always seem to find a way to adapt and come back stronger. A ...
WLS.com JOLIET, Ill. — There is a new warning about a deadly drug said to devour flesh from the inside out. Several members of one suburban family are struggling to cope with ...
The Associated Press DIETRICH, Idaho — A southern Idaho boy returned home this week from the hospital after a terrifying bout with a flesh-eating bacteria that doctors once ...