The patient recently traveled to Nigeria, the latest country hit by the ongoing Ebola epidemic. Overall, there have been 13 cases of Ebola in Nigeria, including two deaths.
UPDATED: Dr. Kent Brantly has arrived in Atlanta’s Emory Universtiy Hospital. Nancy Writebol is expected there next week. The State Department is coordinating the patients’ evacuation from Liberia, where they contracted the disease.
An Illinois man picked up an infection after visiting the first U.S. victim of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
As of May 2014, a total of 538 laboratory-confirmed cases and 145 deaths have been attributed to the MERS virus. Two cases have been reported in the U.S.
The conversation around eating disorders often centers on young girls. As adults still coping with bulimia, for the first time my mom and I talk about our progress, pasts, and enduring anxieties.
Every drug has side effects — take enough of them, and you’re back where you started.
Carole Dean, whose nonprofit sponsors films that “make a contribution to society,” says she has no reservations about helping fund the so-called “Newtown film,” Illness.
Bless you modern medicine. If you’re home sick with the flu, take comfort in the knowledge you live today.
Next time you stare at that Jimi Hendrix poster, maybe you should reconsider your mental well-being.
The nuclear emergency in Japan continues to escalate. Dangerous levels of radiation are leaking from the earthquake-damaged reactors at Fukushima Dai-ichi and incidents are feared at other power plants. Those working to contain the meltdowns or living nearby are at the greatest risk. Here is what radiation sickness looks like.
View List ›
Doctor J. Marcus treats his patients with common sense, ruling out the use of “fancy beeping machines” and all that nonsense. Ginger ale and saltines: the eternal solution to ailments and Diabetes.
View Media ›
Vice dispenses advice concerning the real perils of getting sick at school: STD’s, weed psychosis, and ::gulp:: “piles”. Freshmen be warned: Jägermeister is not your friend.