by Alex Zielinski Jan 25, 2016
The urgent warnings seem to be coming straight out of a dystopian novel.
by Ryan Koronowski Jan 16, 2016
The Zika virus has been linked to serious brain damage in babies born to mothers who become infected.
by Marlene Cimons -- Guest Contributor Aug 14, 2015
For bacteria and viruses that cause diseases infecting millions across the globe, global warming presents a real opportunity.
by Marlene Cimons -- Guest Contributor Jul 15, 2015
"Do not delay seeking medical help if you experience symptoms of heart problems during smoke episodes from wildfires," said the study's author.
by Beenish Ahmed Apr 2, 2015
Researchers exposed more than 1300 prisoners, soldiers, and psychiatric patients to syphilis, gonorrhea, and chancroid through a study that went on from 1946 to 1948 with follow-up work that continued through 1953.
by Katie Valentine Nov 3, 2014
Climate change has long been tied to increased spread of disease.
by Beenish Ahmed Oct 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Sam P.K. Collins Sep 17, 2014
Newer vaccines and the presence of skilled healthcare workers during childbirth can cut mortality rates in half in some underdeveloped countries.
by Emily Atkin Aug 22, 2014
Prematurely reporting on this link is harmful, scientists said, because it undermines good research that is being done on the growing link between global warming and other types of infectious diseases.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jul 11, 2014
A protester claimed that his three-year-old granddaughter’s hand and foot disease was a “direct result of the illegal immigration coming in.”