Dr. Maria Simbra
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.
Nine people die from asthma each day in the United States. A new study is looking at patients who have trouble controlling their condition, and suggests possibly changing the way doctors treat them.
Which is more common after childbirth? Postpartum depression or anxiety?
About 26 million Americans have diabetes and the vast majority have a kind called Type Two. However, some are misdiagnosed and actually have Type One.
Like many moms, Laura Lieb worries about how chemicals in cans and plastics could affect her 3-year-old. She takes steps to avoid one in particular – bisphenol a, also known as BPA.
Getting stuck at the allergist?
Like many Americans, Patrick Overking had so much back pain, he couldn’t walk.
From the common cold to the rarest and most exotic diseases, the Internet is filled with information about every possible ailment For some people, by the time they see the doctor they think the worst based on what they’ve read online.
Lifelong hockey player Josh Singleton died in 2003 as he was coming up the steps at home — a sudden cardiac death.
A large new study in the “Journal of the American Medical Association” looked at 85,000 children in Norway.
Calories are determined in a lab by how much energy it takes to burn up a food, with a calculator, adding up grams of carbohydrate, protein and fat.
Triaminic and Theraflu products have been recalled for failing to meet child-resistant closure requirements.
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.
Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.
If you’re sick with vomiting and diarrhea, it’s just a run-of-the-mill norovirus, right? The kind that easily spreads on cruise ships, schools and nursing homes. Well, yes and no.
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