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  • Americans returning from Africa for Ebola monitoring

    Public health officials said Saturday that a number of Americans will return from west Africa to be monitored after possibly being exposed to Ebola. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said several Americans who may have been exposed to...
  • Officials: Listeriosis in ice cream not cause of 3 deaths, may be factor

    Officials: Listeriosis in ice cream not cause of 3 deaths, may be factor
    A foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products might have been a contributing factor in the deaths of three hospital patients in Kansas, health officials said Saturday. But listeriosis didn't cause the deaths, according to Kansas...
  • Three deaths linked to tainted ice cream in Kansas, prompting recall

    Three deaths linked to tainted ice cream in Kansas, prompting recall
    Three patients at a Kansas hospital have died after eating Blue Bell ice cream tainted with listeria, but food-borne illness was not the sole cause of their deaths, health officials said Saturday. “These people had been in and out of the...
  • American who contracted Ebola arrives at Maryland hospital

    American who contracted Ebola arrives at Maryland hospital
    An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit is in serious condition after arriving at the National Institutes of Health's hospital near Washington, officials said Friday. Meanwhile, the U.S....
  • American who contracted Ebola arrives at Maryland hospital

    An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit is in serious condition after arriving at the National Institutes of Health's hospital near Washington, officials said Friday. Meanwhile, the U.S....
  • Flu delivering a final seasonal punch

    Spring may have hinted at its impending arrival in recent days, but the flu season isn't finished with us. And it's wearing a slightly different face. After tapering off at the start of the new year, the incidence of flu is on the rise again and now...
  • Louisiana germ release likely due to lax use of lab garments

    The accidental release of dangerous bacteria at a Louisiana research center probably occurred because workers were lax about how they wore protective garments in the lab where the germ was kept, federal officials said Friday. However, officials with...
  • Ohio health department reports drop in flu hospitalizations

    Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations fell below 100 last week as an unusually severe season comes to an end. The Ohio Department of Health reported 92 flu-related hospitalizations from March 1 to March 7, down from 135 a...
  • Report: Raising legal age for tobacco would stop, delay use

    Raising the legal age to buy tobacco to higher than 18 would likely prevent premature death for hundreds of thousands of people, according to a report issued Thursday by the Institute of Medicine. The report examines the public health effects of...
  • Rare infection confirmed in Delaware

    Public health officials in Delaware say a case of a rare Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has been confirmed in the state. The Division of Public Health said in an email on Thursday that VRSA was confirmed in a 67-year-old patient in New Castle...
  • For contraception, U.S. women increasingly turn to IUDs and implants

    For contraception, U.S. women increasingly turn to IUDs and implants
    IUDs and implants are safe, reliable, long-acting and reversible forms of birth control. Now there’s a new attribute to add to this list: increasingly popular. A┬ánew report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that...