Idaho has its first case of the bubonic plague in a generation, and cute little furry friends are to blame.
A little known but highly dangerous tick-borne illness is poised to spread across the country
California newlyweds contract a parasitic worm, revealing a widespread problem in Hawaii.
A new breathalyzer can diagnose 17 different diseases, often before they are symptomatic.
[DIGEST: New York Times, Business Insider] Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, announced they would invest $3 billion into research to prevent, manage––and cure––the world’s diseases by the end of the century. The couple will invest the money through their philanthropy organization, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Dr. Chan, a pediatrician, spoke onstage … Continued
As the anti-vaccination movement continues to grow, physicians are faced with a dilemma. Should they treat the unvaccinated patients and risk exposing their well patients? Or should they protect those who are unable to be vaccinated from the possibility of disease.
Genome study reveals ‘genetic superheroes’ who somehow escaped deadly diseases encoded in their DNA.