Public Health

Temple University in Philadelphia had been dealing with a similar outbreak that sickened more than 100 people.
With the disease spreading to new states and the number of cases only expected to rise, here’s what you need to know.
It only takes one scary true story to turn an already fearful parent off vaccines.
As of last week, 555 cases had been reported in 20 states, up from 15 states earlier this month.
Caito Foods LLC, which distributes its fruit to Walmart, Target and Kroger, issued a similar recall last year.
In just the first three months of 2019, the U.S. has already logged a disturbing surge in the illness, which was proclaimed eliminated in 2000.
Recent outbreaks have tended to be in communities with lower vaccination rates.
Philadelphia's health department expects the outbreak to continue "for a while longer" and encourages vaccinating.
“I just don’t understand the mindset of people who want to spread fear," Joshua Nerius said of anti-vaxxers, "who are willfully deciding to ignore the facts."
Claire's, a retailer designed for tweens, denied the FDA's report and accused the agency of mischaracterizing its cosmetics.
Hunters are urged to be on the lookout for symptoms of chronic wasting disease, though they can take years to appear after infection.
The measles outbreak is a perfect example of how parents put their own kids, and others, at risk.
There are hidden killers in our broken food system, says a new report released at the World Economic Forum.
Foods deemed to be at highest risk of carrying foodborne illnesses are currently still being regularly inspected by the FDA.
The partial shutdown is on track to be the longest since the 1970s if the government doesn't reopen by Saturday.
Over 10,000 people in the U.S. have contracted the preventable disease this year.
The federal plan is “a significant step backward in progress to end lead poisoning for children in the United States,” a health justice scholar said.
Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower.
Last year, a record number of children died from influenza. As the flu begins to ramp up this month, experts stress the importance of getting the vaccine.
With a new myth-busting report, experts hope real health concerns can become part of a “more human” immigration debate.