Nothing like getting sick to make you truly appreciate clear nasal passages.
The Center for Disease Control has teamed up with the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the spread of potentially deadly bacteria.
The Congo outbreak was unrelated to the larger epidemic in West Africa. A total of 49 people have died from Ebola in the Congo since August.
Dr. Martin Salia contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone. He landed in Nebraska on Saturday afternoon, making him the 10th U.S. patient with Ebola.
“I feel very isolated and rejected and powerless,” the young woman told BuzzFeed News.
Officials distributed information at hundreds of apartments in Dallas after three people were diagnosed with Ebola.
In exclusive interviews with BuzzFeed News, two Dallas residents who live next to Ebola patients described what it was like when hazmat crews descended on their buildings.
No more Saturday night fevers.
Texans say they’re “rocking business as usual” despite the deadly Ebola infections in their neighborhood that have sparked headlines and fear around the country.
Enterovirus 68 is suspected of sickening children in more than 40 states, and has now been linked to four deaths, though its exact role still remains unknown.
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.
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Doctor J. Marcus treats his patients with common sense, ruling out the use of “fancy beeping machines” and all that nonsense.
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Vice dispenses advice concerning the real perils of getting sick at school: STD’s, weed psychosis, and ::gulp:: “piles”.