Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.
A sixth death from legionella bacteria — possibly linked to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh — has prompted U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to call on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to re-examine all cases of legionnaire’s disease in the Pittsburgh area.
Many parents probably remember that popular primer on bodily functions called “Everybody Poops.” Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that human feces are found in more than half of public swimming pools.
The Center for Disease Control put out a report stating that suicide rates among American’s aged 35-64 has risen 28% over the past ten years.
Chris Moore was joined by the Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA and former CDC Atlanta employee Richard Joseph Jackson on Sunday.
Rich Products is recalling more than two dozen products for possible E. Coli contamination.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health care centers to be on the lookout for bacteria resistant to a class of antibiotics. The bacteria are called carbapenam-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.
The latest family to wonder what the VA knew and when they knew it is the family of 74-year-old Clark Compston.
As the investigation moves forward into the outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease at Pittsburgh Veteran’s Hospital facilities, more and more emphasis will be placed on a 56-page assessment from the Centers for Disease Control.
The VA in Pittsburgh has announced the death of another veteran as a result of Legionnaires’ disease.
Leafy greens are good for you, right? They are, if they are well-washed. The CDC has published which foods are most linked to outbreaks, and leading the pack is produce, which causes nearly half the illnesses.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to CDC influenza expert Dr. Michael Jhung in Atlanta. Jhung says that while this year’s flu season is more severe than past ones, you shouldn’t be too concerned.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Centers for Disease Control have information about preventing Lyme Disease.
Blood pressure checks, vaccines and urgent medical care – you can get a lot at a pharmacy these days. How about a rapid HIV tests?
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has recently released statistics showing that one in 88 children are diagnosed with autism. That is a 78 percent increase from 2002.