CDC: Zika Definitely Causes Severe Birth DefectsConfirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects.
Health Officials Warn Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This WinterThe flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
New York City Officials: Doctor Tests Positive For EbolaA Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.
Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola CrisisAs concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.
3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola ProbeGov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven't been back home since the Monday trip.
Enterovirus D68 Case Confirmed In SW PennsylvaniaThe Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Waiting On Testing Of Possible EV-D68 CasesTwo area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept.: No Confirmed EV-D68 Cases In Southwestern Pa.The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting that there are no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in the southwestern Pennsylvania area despite reports earlier from two school districts.
Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False AlarmAllegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.
Adult Vaccines Could Help Prevent Many Common Viruses As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.
Study Shows Only 25% Of Kids Getting Recommended Amount Of Daily Physical ActivityBrandon Darbhunauth, 13, estimates he gets two to three hours of exercise a day.
Boy Scouts' Jamboree Puts Weight Restrictions on Scouts, LeadersThis year's Boy Scouts of America's national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history, but if your BMI is too high, you're not invited.