- Hospital: Patient has chicken pox, poses no health risk Updated: Aug-02-15 12:13 am
DANVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky hospital locked down its emergency room for nine hours Saturday, after a patient arrived covered with sores and doctors feared a potential threat to the public's health.
- CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy Updated: Aug-01-15 12:37 pm
ATLANTA - Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.
- CDC says USD building can be occupied, recommends changes Updated: Jul-29-15 4:16 pm
- Montgomery No. 1 in nation for STDs Updated: Jul-27-15 11:10 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Montgomery is the most sexually diseased city in the nation.
- SC asks feds to evaluate response to E. coli outbreak Updated: Jul-24-15 3:34 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's public health department has asked federal officials to evaluate both the agency's response to an E. coli outbreak that killed one child at a Greenwood day care facility and its infectious disease programs overall.
- Report details chronic problems at Army anthrax facility Updated: Jul-23-15 8:25 pm
NEW YORK - Pentagon officials released a report Thursday detailing recurring problems at an Army bioterror facility that accidentally sent live anthrax to other labs for more than a decade.
- Report: Teen use of morning-after pill is climbing Updated: Jul-22-15 1:08 am
NEW YORK - More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill - a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive.
- Newspaper seeks locations of chickenpox outbreaks Updated: Jul-21-15 5:55 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The Portland Press Herald on Tuesday sued the Maine Department of Health and Human Services over its refusal to identify schools where chickenpox outbreaks occurred.
- Report: Number of US heroin users rose 300,000 over a decade Updated: Jul-07-15 3:05 pm
NEW YORK - The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report.