Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Outbreak: Nearly 1,000 Deer Dead From Virus That Causes Internal BleedingDeer in Western Pennsylvania are dying by the hundreds, and officials say there's nothing they can do to stop it.
Toddler Who Underwent Rare Surgery Continues To ImproveA toddler who underwent liver surgery one month ago continues to get better.
Infectious Diseases Doctor Weighs In On Ebola Fears In U.S.Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States.
Ebola Primer: How It Works And How It Spreads Ebola is a rare viral illness -- and now the CDC has diagnosed a case in the United States.
Officials Urge Caution After Ligonier Valley Students Contract MRSA Officials in the Ligonier Valley School District are warning parents after several students acquired MRSA.
Unidentified Tick-Like Bugs Cause Concern For ResidentsThe Allegheny County Health Department says they have been getting a lot of calls about swarms of unidentified flying objects, some sort of black bug that looks like a tick.
Partner’s Death Prompts Man’s Crusade For Change In Federal Organ Donation PolicyA local man is fighting for change after he was told he couldn't donate his late partner's tissue, as he wanted.
New Medication Option For Women At High Risk For Breast CancerSusan Talbert does not have breast cancer, but she is at high risk of getting the disease.
Congress Opens Another VA Hearing About Legionnaire's DiseaseA Congressional committee is holding a second hearing on a Legionnaire's disease outbreak at Pittsburgh's Veterans Affairs hospitals that killed at least five patients and sickened 21 since 2011.
American Medical Association Now Recognizes Obesity As DiseaseThe nation's largest medical group has just recognized obesity as a disease.
Plant Fungus Making Its Way NorthLike an artist’s palette, impatiens are summer’s color splash. However, a plant disease is making its way north that will have a major effect on them this year.
Former VA Employee Says He Contracted Legionnaire's A former Pittsburgh VA employee says he’s also contracted Legionnaire’s disease.
Former UPMC Employee Indicted For Spreading DiseaseFormer UPMC Employee Indicted For Spreading Disease