| Apr 4, 2011
| 7:14 AM
NORFOLK — Sepsis is life-threatening, and Eastern Virginia Medical School researchers are taking a new angle at investigating its roots.
Claretta J. Sullivan, a research scientist in the Department of Surgery, is peering at little-known membrane...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 11:20 PM
SANTA ANA — Omar Gutierrez had a fever, and the prescription wasn't for more cowbell.
The Estancia High senior tight end/linebacker had the chills during football practice Wednesday, and he got home and he wasn't feeling any better.
| Oct 28, 2010
| 11:23 PM
When Omar Gutierrez missed school at Estancia High last week, Coach Mike Bargas understood why he was out. It was not the first time the senior was absent this school year.
Earlier this month, Gutierrez said he did not attend school because it hurt...
| Aug 9, 2010
Summer means the arrival of certain illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses and bugs that thrive in the warm, moist environment. Although the risk of catching these diseases is low, there are some precautions to take to stay healthy.
| Aug 13, 2010
| 1:29 PM
They're back ... just walk outside and you're bound to feel their bite. Mosquitos. We try to not let their itchy bites spoil our summer ... but it's the disease some carry that could bring us down. Now local doctors are testing a treatment that could take...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:16 PM
You've made it through the holidays, through excessive sugar and rich food, the stress of parking, shopping and spending. Then there's the office parties, drinking, more drinking, more spending, not enough time to exercise and…all of the above...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:02 PM
A Kansas City, Kansas, middle-school student has been confirmed as having tuberculosis, school district officials said on Friday.
The student, identified as a student at Rosedale Middle School, has been quarantined and is receiving medication to treat...
| Jan 26, 2011
There's a good chance you or someone you know is dealing with the flu, but now we're told we're not even in the peak flu season yet.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu has hit the "widespread" level across Texas, but now...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Because increasing numbers of seasonal influenza have been reported throughout the area over the past three weeks, St. Joseph County health officer Dr. Thomas A. Felger is encouraging residents to protect themselves against the influenza virus....
| Apr 16, 2011
| 7:49 AM
HOLMBY HILLS (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles County Health Department is investigating the Playboy Mansion after officials identified Legionella bacteria in a whirlpool spa, where hundreds of people fell ill after attending or working at a party last month....