More than two dozen cases of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection have been reported and at least ten people have died from EEE this summer.
As COVID-19 testing expands in the U.S., health officials expect a surge in the number of confirmed cases. Here are answers to some FAQs about testing and the current situation.
Sometimes, undergoing an unfamiliar medical procedure can turn out to be a tense, upsetting, or even frightening experience. If undergoing medical tests makes you or someone you care for anxious, embarrassed, or fearful, read this article for some general tips on how to make the sample collection experience less stressful.
U.S. overdose deaths rose in early 2019 and the COVID-19 pandemic is worsening this trend.
A condition characterized by an overproduction of parathyroid hormone (PTH), a hormone that controls calcium and phosphate levels in blood and calcium in bone; it is made by the parathyroid glands. Primary hyperparathyroidism causes high calcium and low phosphate levels, and can cause kidney stones occasionally. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is...
The first confirmed cases of deadly Ebola in Uganda are a cause for concern because the potential for it to spread in the region is high.
Following questions about the accuracy of tests for antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), and possible misuse and misinterpretation of those tests, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in May released interim (temporary) guidelines for their use. News outlets have reported on the inaccurate results...