An ongoing outbreak of salmonella poisoning linked to the Turkey means food safety at home is more critical than ever this Thanksgiving.
“Expedited partner therapy” is recommended, bu many doctors aren’t taking the advice because of entrenched ethical and legal concerns.
The risk of a heart attack increases 600% within a week of having the flu. Other respiratory infections also increased risk, but influenza caused the greatest.
Prior to this case, all West Nile virus cases in King County had a history of travel either out of Washington state or to eastern Washington.
If you do nothing else the next few days, get a flu shot. The best time to get a flu shot is by the end of October,
To protect yourself, get vaccinated to minimize your risk of getting the flu. To reduce the chance you might catch or spread the flu, wash your hands.
If you bought English cucumbers from Costco between Aug. 18 and Sept. 10 and still have them in your refrigerator, you should toss them out, officials say.
Much like Pig Pen in the comic strip Peanuts, we actually carry around a cloud of bacteria in the air surrounding us.
A sixth child is reported to have paralyzing condition called acute flaccid paralysis. All cases have had sudden onset of paralysis in one or more limbs.
Every surface of our body – inside and out – is covered in microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi and many other microscopic life forms.