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  • The Kid's Doctor: Meningitis outbreak hits another college campus

    There's been another outbreak of the meningococcal disease among college students, this time at the University of Oregon. If you remember, a year or so ago, there was an outbreak at Princeton University and another at the University of California-Santa...
  • Blue Bell found listeria in its factory as early as 2013, FDA says

    Blue Bell found listeria in its factory as early as 2013, FDA says
    Blue Bell Creameries knew it had a listeria problem as early as 2013, and it has failed to make its ice creams and sorbets in a way that would minimize the possibility of contamination, according to Food and Drug Administration reports made public...
  • OraSure's Ebola test moving forward in Africa

    OraSure's Ebola test moving forward in Africa
    Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies has developed a prototype rapid Ebola antigen test that it has sold to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for field testing in Africa, the company announced Wednesday. The data it generates are...
  • Sleep awareness event promotes importance of getting Z's

    Sleep awareness event promotes importance of getting Z's
    About 70 million Americans endure chronic sleep problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the resulting sleep deprivation leads to problems at work, at home and with their health. One of those Americans is Dean Camlin,...
  • Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have the worst health

    Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have the worst health
    A new government report finds that among Hispanic groups in the United States, Puerto Ricans appear to have the worst health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued its most comprehensive report on Hispanic health, drawing from...
  • A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur

     A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur
    The cardiac surgeon had unknowingly spread a staph infection from the rash on his hand to the hearts of at least five patients by the time Los Angeles County health investigators learned of the outbreak. The doctor had operated on more than 60 others in...
  • 71 fall ill on Holland America cruise ship

    71 fall ill on Holland America cruise ship
    Seventy-one people on a Holland America Line cruise ship fell ill before the ship returned to Port Everglades early Friday. Sixty of 1,138 passengers on the ms Maasdam and 11 of 578 crew members experienced vomiting and diarrhea during the cruise, the U....
  • It's Better Sleep Month. Good luck with that

    It's Better Sleep Month. Good luck with that
    May is Better Sleep Month, as if you didn't know. Better Sleep Month is promoted by the Better Sleep Council, which is an arm of the International Sleep Products Assn., which is a mouthpiece for the mattress industry. But don't let all those corporate...
  • FDA aims to dispel 'myth of the medication-free pregnancy'

    FDA aims to dispel 'myth of the medication-free pregnancy'
    When Laura Wylie became pregnant for the second time, she confronted a vexing dilemma: Stay on the antidepressants that could have adverse effects on her developing baby or risk descending into a deep, black hole that left her feeling numb. "You can't...
  • Patients infected with hepatitis C after visiting Santa Barbara doctor

    Patients infected with hepatitis C after visiting Santa Barbara doctor
    At least five patients tested positive for hepatitis C after receiving injections at a Santa Barbara doctor’s medical office, public health officials said. Now, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is urging any patients who visited...
  • Rabies awareness information

    The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) recently convened a rabies information exchange and panel discussion of state, regional, and local rabies response partners at Quinebaug Valley Community College, which allowed partners to discuss...