California sees a spike in valley fever cases in 2017.
An instant coffee touted for "male enhancement" is recalled for a drug ingredient and a dairy allergen.
We all grew up fearing Rocky Mountain spotted fever and, if you're a Gen-Xer or younger, Lyme disease. But those are only 2 of the 16 known tick-borne diseases that you're at risk for this year. And some of the infections may well be ones you've never even heard of before. In Arkansas, health officials… Continue reading Lyme Disease Is Not The Only Tick-Borne Show In Town
Health officials in Louisiana recently confirmed that the so-called brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been found in the municipal water systems of North Monroe and Schriever. The water is perfectly safe to drink, say experts, but people should avoid getting water in their noses. The Louisiana Department of Health, which routinely tests for the parasite,… Continue reading “Brain Eating” Amoeba Found In 2 Louisiana Water Systems
Alabama health officials advise anyone with cuts, sores or open wounds to avoid bodies of water, due to Vibrio dangers.
Nature's Vision removes some marketing spiel after an FDA visit and an official warning letter.
Physician assisted suicide is now legal in at least 5 US states and may soon be legal in at least as many more. It does, however, remain a controversial topic with people on both sides of the debate pointing to assisted suicide data from Europe as proof that their side holds the moral high ground.… Continue reading Assisted Suicide Requests Up In Patients With Mental Illness, Dementia