Tag: infectious disease

Pneumonia-Like Coronavirus: Healthcare Community Prepares for Potential...

With the first travel-related case confirmed in the U.S., public health officials nationwide are preparing for a possible outbreak of...

January 22, 2020

Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More than 6.1 million Floridians will set a new travel record for the holidays this year, projects the American Automobile...

December 18, 2019

Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked Lung...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza...

November 29, 2019

Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise; Mosquito-borne...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV),...

November 22, 2019

Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than Earlier...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a...

November 14, 2019

Measles Can Erase Immune System’s Memory, Resulting...

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world, and beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins...

November 5, 2019

Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave New...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective...

October 15, 2019

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs; Dog...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of...

October 11, 2019

Roundup: Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory; More Ex-Smokers Face...

Third Case of Mosquito-Borne Dengue Confirmed in Miami-Dade Another locally transmitted case of dengue fever has been confirmed in Miami-Dade...

August 30, 2019

Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Disease...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because...

August 23, 2019

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At 32, She Didn’t Know About...

Stephany Goyla found out she had cervical cancer after her first-ever Pap smear at the age of 32. A self-described workaholic, Ms. Goyla admits she...

When Does a Runny Nose Require...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually a normal process during a...

Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why Ken Davis, 64, spends more...

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion regularly — also known as...

Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection,...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

Some Women at Higher Risk of...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...