Not everybody is equal when it comes to the transmission of infectious diseases. In fact, it has been established for at least two decades that there is something called the 20/80 rule – that a small group
As an aspiring congressman, Mike Pence once claimed “smoking doesn’t kill”. As governor of the midwestern state of Indiana, he faced heavy criticism for his handling of the situation when the state experienced
(CNN) — Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that the novel coronavirus will spread in US communities, and a case announced on Wednesday might be the country's first
NEW YORK (AP) — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a 2017-18
When a 61-year-old woman went to a hospital to try to get on the waitlist for a liver transplant, she was told that it would probably be a better idea if she got her addictions under control first. Despite
Early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease jumped 200% among commercially insured Americans between the ages of 30 and 64 over a recent five-year period, a new analysis of Blue Cross and Blue Shield
The first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a patient who did not recently travel overseas has been reported in the United States. The case occurred in California, the Centers for Disease Control
(CNN) — Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday warned that it's not a question of if, but when the novel coronavirus will spread in the United States, some places have already
The deadly coronavirus (officially termed COVID-19) has been rapidly spreading through mainland China and other parts of Asia over the last month. But in the past week, a number of new cases have emerged
A team of nurses with Livio Health Group took the vital signs of Anthony Nichols 52, at the large homeless camp Monday September 24, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN. Nichols said that he has a heart condition
Airlines are turning to some of the world’s hardest-hitting disinfectants, capable of stopping everything from sexually transmitted diseases to the MRSA superbug, in the fight against the coronavirus.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran girded Wednesday for a long battle against the coronavirus that is spreading rapidly across the country and the wider Middle East, even though officials in the Republic
Psychiatrist asserts that Trump’s Weinstein rant was "a symptom" of dementia John Talmadge, a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, believes that President
"We are asking the American public to prepare for the expectation that this might be bad," a top CDC official said President Donald Trump said Tuesday said that the United States was in "very good shape"