The latest weekly CDC figures show that vaping-related illnesses are still rising across the country, but at a slightly slower pace.
Over 10,000 people in the U.S. have contracted the preventable disease this year.
A city in the Democratic Republic of Congo that's home to almost 1.2 million people is now at risk.
San Diego is bleaching its streets in an effort to combat the hepatitis A outbreak affecting the city’s homeless.
Health officials predict that a small number of Americans will get Zika virus.
The race for a vaccine has started, and several companies have already announced a schedule to begin human trials in the near future. Unlike HIV, for which making a vaccine has turned out much more challenging than originally anticipated, the genome of the Zika virus is not very diverse.
We often fail as well to perceive and prioritize our common humanity. We rally to the defense of it when fighting the threats
JM: I'm not happy that we are not covering methadone under Medicaid. Methadone is proven to stabilize somebody at high risk
Real problems, in the real world, are rarely solved by either the excessively afflicted or the unduly comfortable. Real problems, like Ebola, tend to populate the space between cause for panic and allowance for apathy. Real solutions, whatever the headlines, tend to reside there as well.
"People who have survived Ebola give hope to others who are still fighting the disease," he said last Thursday, according
As for Ebola containment, holistic thinking is clearly essential. Control of an outbreak is not limited to treating the sick, but managing the social network of every index case.