Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The 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.
A 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.
As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.
Gov. 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.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Two area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.
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.
Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.
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.
Brandon Darbhunauth, 13, estimates he gets two to three hours of exercise a day.
This 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.
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.
Dimitri Rivera, 12, has autism. His mother saw signs when he was just 2-years-old.