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Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices February 27, 2015

In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study February 27, 2015

Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier February 27, 2015

Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story February 26, 2015

Former volunteer in fight against West African outbreak felt vilified by media, politicians

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved February 26, 2015

Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases February 25, 2015

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Dangerous <i>C. Difficile</i> Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC February 25, 2015

Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections

Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study February 25, 2015

Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update February 24, 2015

But it's too soon to declare the outbreak over, health officials say

Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says February 23, 2015

Health officials urge parents to get their children vaccinated against the disease

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study February 23, 2015

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study February 20, 2015

Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

CDC Says New Tick-Borne Virus May Have Killed Kansas Man February 20, 2015

'Bourbon virus' tied to previously healthy man's death within 11 days of symptoms, agency reports

Ebola Transmission Through Cough Possible, But Not Likely: Experts February 19, 2015

Researchers suggest droplets could expose caregivers to lethal virus

2 Deaths, Scores of Potential 'Superbug' Infections at UCLA Med Center February 19, 2015

Endoscopes blamed for spread of potentially deadly bacteria

Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance February 18, 2015

Researchers recommend improving wastewater treatment

Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Deadly Bird Flu February 17, 2015

Study reveals protective response to rare virus strains

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Across the United States February 17, 2015

Latest CDC tally has 141 people sickened in 17 states and the District of Columbia

1 in 5 Sore Throats Tied to Scary Bacteria, Study Finds February 16, 2015

No test exists for F. necrophorum, which may be more common than strep, researchers say

Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants February 16, 2015

Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC February 13, 2015

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests February 11, 2015

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds February 11, 2015

Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Monkey Trial February 10, 2015

Experimental medicine targets a key gene in the virus; 75 percent of infected study animals survived

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'? February 10, 2015

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C. February 09, 2015

85 percent of infections tied to outbreak that began at Disney theme parks in California, officials say

5 Babies at Illinois Day Center Diagnosed With Measles February 06, 2015

Health officials don't know if infections are related to outbreak tied to Disney theme parks in California

Lyme Disease More Serious, Costly Than Believed: Study February 06, 2015

Prolonged illness in infected Americans costs up to $1.3 billion a year in treatments, researchers find

Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis February 05, 2015

Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

Blacks Account for More Than Half of New HIV Diagnoses: CDC February 05, 2015

They also have highest death rate among those with HIV, despite the rate declining, reports say

E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice February 04, 2015

Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa February 04, 2015

Just 40 percent of pledged aid has been received by hardest hit countries, report says

Infection Most Likely Cause of Hospital Readmission After Surgery February 03, 2015

Knowing why readmissions happen is first step in reducing them, researcher says

Seniors Need 2 Pneumonia Vaccines, CDC Advisory Panel Says February 03, 2015

Vaccinations need to be given a year apart, expert recommends

U.S. Measles Cases Now Exceed 100: CDC February 02, 2015

Outbreak still traced to Disney theme parks in California, officials say

Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds January 30, 2015

Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication

More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC January 30, 2015

Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC January 29, 2015

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds January 29, 2015

Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles January 29, 2015

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds January 28, 2015

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases January 28, 2015

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

Health Tip: Caring for a Cut or Scrape January 28, 2015

Suggestions for cleaning the wound

Health Tip: Combat a Pinworm Infection January 28, 2015

Shower daily

Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say January 27, 2015

But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk January 27, 2015

But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak January 26, 2015

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

Viruses May Play Role in Crohn's Disease, Colitis: Study January 23, 2015

More research is needed to define what role they play, researcher says

Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study January 22, 2015

Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. January 22, 2015

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

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