Flu Season's First Pediatric Death Reported In West VirginiaHealth officials in West Virginia are reporting the first pediatric flu death of the current season.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Drinking Water Blamed In Hundreds Of Illnesses, 13 Deaths, CDC ReportsIn 2013-14, a total of 42 drinking-water-associated outbreaks caused by infectious pathogens, chemicals or toxins were reported to the CDC from 19 states, including Pennsylvania.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
North Texas Dairy Part Of Raw Milk Warning, 1 SickExperts say people who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from a North Texas dairy could have contracted an infectious disease and need to take antibiotics.
CDC: Multistate Infection Outbreak Linked To Petland Puppies, 2 Pa. Cases ReportedThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that they have traced a multistate outbreak of human Campylobacter infections to puppies sold at Petland pet stores.
CDC: Yellow Maradol Papayas Linked To Salmonella InfectionsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says yellow Maradol papayas have been linked to a recent outbreak of salmonella infections that have caused one death.
Flu Cases Increasing Across Region And NationwideNationwide, the CDC says they expect flu activity to keep increasing across the country over the next several weeks.
PA Again Leads Country In Reported Lyme Disease Cases By FarPennsylvania again leads the nation in reported cases of Lyme disease.
Drug Overdoses Now Kill More Americans Than GunsMore than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever.
Officials: South Beach Halts Zika's Spread, But Risks RemainFlorida's governor and tourism officials are declaring victory over Zika in South Beach. But the virus remains a risk in Miami-Dade County.
3 Sexually Trasmitted Diseases Hit Another Record High, CDC SaysInfections from three sexually spread diseases have hit another record high.