Patients who received dental services from Burien’s George M. Davis Dental Clinic should to consider being tested for hepatitis B, C, and HIV — officials say
The bacterium that causes syphilis, Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum, can be present in semen at high enough concentration to transmit the disease.
Efforts to stop the spread of HIV are hindered by fear and stigma.
Public Health is investigating an outbreak of shigellosis associated with the kindergarten classrooms at Cascade Ridge Elementary School in Issaquah.
Last year 161 King County residents were diagnosed with HIV, the lowest number since 1994. This is a 51% decrease in new HIV diagnoses overall.
Anti-vaccine activities appear to be more of a western phenomenon, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the American Southwest.
CDC is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates E. coli infections linked to romaine.
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.