Puppies To Blame For Drug-Resistant Infection In 118 PeopleThe cause of illness: Campylobacter, common bacteria that can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC outbreak report published as part of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
New Advice Out For Detecting, Treating Concussions In KidsNew U.S. guidelines for concussions in children recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis.
Federal Health Officials Agree Radioactive Waste In St. Louis Area May Be Linked To CancerThe federal government confirms some people in the St. Louis area may have a higher risk of getting cancer, if they grew up in areas contaminated by radioactive waste decades ago.
Study: Shootings Now 3rd Leading Cause Of Death For ChildrenThe new study in the Journal of Pediatrics found boys, teens, and African Americans are the most at risk when it comes to shootings.
CDC Launches Interactive Site Comparing Health Data Of 500 CitiesA new website offers people in Chicago a chance to compare how the city stacks up health-wise against the likes of New York, Los Angeles, and the rest of the 500 largest cities in the U.S.
Durbin Calls For Probe Into Outbreak Of Legionnaires' Disease At Quincy Veterans' HomeDemocratic Sen. Dick Durbin appealed in a letter sent Monday to the secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs to "ensure the Illinois Veterans' Home-Quincy is taking the proper steps" to care for its surviving 400 residents and to prevent a future outbreak.
8 Now Dead From Legionnaires' Disease In Western IllinoisState officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the number of deaths to eight from an outbreak first disclosed last week.
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