New Mumps Outbreak at Indiana University Raises Concerns

One of the biggest health stories of the last few months has been the continuing spread of a measles outbreak. The states of Washington, New York, and Michigan have been hit especially... Read more »

Immigration Detainees Quarantined Due To Mumps And Other Disease Outbreaks

Christian Mejia was looking forward to the day he would be able to leave a detention center for immigrants in Louisiana. He thought his day of freedom would come soon after he... Read more »

A Look At The Impact of Chronic Wasting Disease on Pennsylvania Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is impacting the deer population of Pennsylvania in a big way, and The Centre Daily Times has an article about the situation on its website. CWD, also known... Read more »

Washington State Measles Outbreak Hits 62 Cases

If you have been paying attention to health news in the first part of 2019, then you are probably aware of the recent uptick in measles cases across the Pacific Northwest portion... Read more »

You Can Fight The Flu With Rest And Supplements

Flu season has started. Many people are concerned because about this year’s flu season because last year’s flu season was one of the worst in years. James Lavelle, who is a pharmacist,... Read more »

More Deaths Reported From E. Coli Outbreak

An additional four deaths have reported this Friday from a crop of romaine lettuce that is believed to be tainted with a dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria. This latest report from... Read more »

Teen in Respiratory Distress After Using E-cigarettes

Vaping has become popular in the US as a recreational activity and smoking cessation device. Available in many flavors, e-cigarettes often contain unknown additives, including nicotine. They work by heating liquid to... Read more »

A Flesh Eating Bacteria Takes The Life Of An Indianapolis Woman

An Indianapolis woman has passed away after a vacation left her infected by a flesh eating bacteria. Her family does not believe the correct treatment was provided by the local hospital. Richard... Read more »

E. Coli Outbreak Now In !6 States-CDC Warns Americans About Romaine Lettuce

There has been increasing alarm because of a recent outbreak of E. Coli in Romaine lettuce from Arizona. What started out as a fairly contained outbreak on the east coast has now... Read more »

Gene Affecting Belly Fat Increases Diabetes Risk

The Center for Disease Control reports that nearly one in ten Americans are presently diabetic. This total amounts to more than 30 million people. Risk factors that have been known to increase... Read more »