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What you need to know about ticks

To survive, ticks must eat the blood of mammals, birds, reptiles or amphibians. If infected with bacteria, viruses or parasites, a biting tick poses a risk to human health. According to Durland Fish,...

Warmer Weather Brings More Infections After Surgery

Photo As the weather gets warmer,...

W.H.O. Elects Ethiopia’s Tedros as New Director General

Dr. Tedros, 52, was best-known for having drastically cut deaths from malaria, AIDS, tuberculosis and neonatal problems when he was Ethiopia’s health minister. He trained...

Man’s death tied to California botulism outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas...

Not stretching? Companies will do it for you

Whether you're climbing a rock wall, sitting in your office or just getting out of bed, you need to stretch. Source link

The Latest: Ethiopian candidate leads vote for new WHO chief

The Latest on the World Health Organization's new chief (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former minister of health, is leading the race to head the World Health Organization after two...

Nacho cheese botulism kills 1 person and puts 9 in the hospital

(CNN)One person is dead and nine others were hospitalized after they contracted botulism from eating contaminated nacho cheese sauce at a gas station outside of Sacramento, California, state and local officials said.Botulism...

Manchester attack victims include 8-year-old girl ‘loved by everyone’

The day after a devastating bombing in Manchester killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, officials and parents alike are grappling with the news that many of the injured and...