INDIO, Calif. (AP) — More than 1,500 staff and students at a Southern California high school were tested for tuberculosis after one student was diagnosed with the bacterial infection last month, health officials said Friday. […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials are reporting four Tennessee cases of a rare infant illness that have been linked to parents refusing a routine shot for newborns. The four Nashville-area infants suffered brain or stomach […]
To help kick-off Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November, the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research will host the 16th Annual L.A. Cancer Challenge (LACC) Halloween-themed charity race. Sponsored by the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is appealing to dog and cat owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets that ate jerky […]
Washington, DC has had more than its share of tragic events in recent weeks. There was the Navy Yard massacre that left 13 dead last month. Two-and-a-half weeks later, a woman was killed after ramming […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top doctor for Green Berets and other elite Army commandos has told troops to immediately stop taking mefloquine, an anti-malaria drug found to cause permanent brain damage in rare cases. The […]
(AP) — A new study finds that Alzheimer’s is the most expensive malady in the U.S., costing families and society $157 billion to $215 billion a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A staggering 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, says a new report that highlights the impact the mind-destroying disease is having on the rapidly aging population. Dying with Alzheimer’s is not the same as dying from it.
CINCINNATI (AP) – The death of a 61-year-old Ohio woman is the first in the nation associated with a new swine flu strain, the state Department of Health said Friday. The woman, whose identity was […]