Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
CDC: 'Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms'The reminder was posted by CDC STD on Twitter.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Maine Governor: I'm Ready To Exercise 'Full Extent' Of Authority Against NurseA nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.
Nurse Returning From Weekend Confinement In NJ Agrees To Be Quarantined At Maine HomeA nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey, but her lawyer disagrees with officials over how long she'll have to stay in seclusion.
Group Raising Money To Rent House For People Arriving From Liberia Whose Relatives Too Afraid To Take Them InWhen a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no.