7 Investigates: Health officials confirm three cases of infant botulism in East Texas
TYLER, TEXAS (KLTV) - Health officials have now confirmed three cases of infant botulism in East Texas, and a possible fourth case is under investigation.
Jul 15, 2019 23:35 UTC Health Read More
Breakthrough at OSU: 'This mouse will be helpful for patients with this disease'
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State have made a breakthrough discovery understanding the causes of a serious birth defect of the skull. Roughly…
Jul 15, 2019 23:11 UTC Health Read More
Third case of Measles confirmed in El Paso
The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed that a second male toddler has tested positive for measles (rubeola). The announcement…
Jul 15, 2019 20:43 UTC Health Read More
Man dies after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man died this week after being infected with a flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Florida beach. According to news…
Jul 14, 2019 16:38 UTC Health Read More
Babies can show signs of autism early in life
Researchers have known that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be detected in children as young as age two. Now, Swedish researchers have found signs…
Jul 14, 2019 04:12 UTC Health Read More
Colorado health officials issue Front Range pollution alert
Health officials are warning of potentially unhealthy air pollution along Colorado's Front Range this weekend due to high levels of ozone.
Jul 14, 2019 01:24 UTC Health Read More
Those pesky ticks spread plenty more for you to worry about beyond Lyme disease
There's a short window between when a tick bites and when it passes on bacteria or virus. MSU Ag Communications, Courtesy Dr. Tina Nations, CC BY-ND.
Jul 13, 2019 16:16 UTC Health Read More
Actor Cameron Boyce's Death Spotlights Dangers of Epilepsy
The death of actor Cameron Boyce this month at the age of 20 is a stark reminder that epilepsy can be fatal. Boyce was found dead in his home in North…
Jul 11, 2019 22:14 UTC Health Read More
To tackle childhood malnutrition, researchers turn to the microbiome
They found that a diet that promoted certain microbial species in the gut seemed to help malnourished children in Bangladesh more than standard therapy.
Jul 11, 2019 18:01 UTC Health Read More
Big Pharma Fail: No Evidence Of Added Benefit In Most New Drugs
COLOGNE, Germany — There seems to be a new drug to treat anything and everything these days, but are these medications as effective as they claim to be?
Jul 11, 2019 15:15 UTC Health Read More
'I gave my daughter something which killed her'
Annie McVey's teenage daughter died in 2000 from the human form of mad cow disease, vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).
Jul 11, 2019 00:06 UTC Health Read More
Is Your Mattress Releasing Toxins While You Sleep?
Mattresses are known to release minute amounts of gaseous chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These VOCs come mainly from the…
Jul 10, 2019 20:11 UTC Health Read More
Case of measles confirmed in Grand Traverse County
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- A case of measles has been confirmed in a Grand Traverse County resident. According to the Grand…
Jul 10, 2019 14:13 UTC Health Read More
Sonic Devices in Philadelphia Parks Target Teens
In Philadelphia, 30 parks and recreation centers are outfitted with a small speaker called the Mosquito. It blares a constant, high-pitched ringing noise all night…
Jul 10, 2019 12:24 UTC Health Read More
What You Need to Know About Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Suncoast
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A flesh-eating bacteria has infected a handful of beach-goers on the Suncoast. So does this mean going in the water can be…
Jul 10, 2019 02:01 UTC Health Read More
A parasite found in swimming pools is causing people to get sick, so here's how to stay safe
With summer underway, you may be tempted to cool off and go swimming in the closest pool you can find. Before hopping in, though, know that the U.S. Centers…
Jul 09, 2019 19:23 UTC Health Read More
13-Year-Old Scientist's Research Shows Hand Dryers Can Hurt Kids' Ears
Research finds many hand dryers operate at noise levels that are harmful to children. Nora Keegan is the 13-year-old student who did the study in the Canadian…
Jul 09, 2019 09:05 UTC Health Read More
Family fights for screening that could have saved son from muscle-wasting disease
A diagnosis and treatment could have prevented an often fatal muscle-eroding disease in their son.
Jul 09, 2019 08:04 UTC Health Read More
What Are the Warning Signs of a Stroke?
In the time it takes to read this article, at least one person in the U.S. will die from a stroke. Depending on how fast you read, 10 or more will suffer a stroke before…
Jul 08, 2019 19:16 UTC Health Read More
Aging can affect healthful eating but these tips can help
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Healthy eating can be difficult for anyone, but it's particularly challenging as we…
Jul 08, 2019 18:00 UTC Health Read More
Consumer Reports: Allergies caused by ticks
With the weather warming up, more and more people are outside, which means more and more people are exposed to ticks and tick-borne illnesses.
Jul 08, 2019 15:07 UTC Health Read More
Sounds Controversial Five Couples Agree to CRISPR Their Babies to Avoid Deafness Kristin Houser
Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov says he's found five couples who want him to use CRISPR to ensure their offspring do not inherit their deafness.
Jul 08, 2019 13:23 UTC Health Read More
How to save lives from deadly nerve agents
Novichok, sarin and VX kill in minutes and spread fear almost as toxic as the substances themselves, but can anything be done to protect us from these horrific…
Jul 08, 2019 00:08 UTC Health Read More
AIDS center at UAB getting grant for HIV research
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama at Birmingham is getting a $7. 5 million grant to help in the fight against HIV. A news release says the…
Jul 07, 2019 18:16 UTC Health Read More
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