With all the rain and flooding Isaac has left behind, some are worried the near record-setting number of West Nile cases in the US will increase. Stagnant, pooling water is a breeding ground for algae, a source of food for mosquito larvae.
U.S. officials are conducting an investigation to determine what has caused an outbreak of E.Coli over the past two months. Since Apr. 15, over a dozen individuals in six states have been sickened by E.Coli bacteria, with one death.
For the first time ever, U.S. health officials are urging all baby boomers, those born between 1945-1965, to get tested for hepatitis C, since one in 30 boomers may be infected with the liver-destroying virus and not know it –– until it's too late.
If the first episode of a Sheen’less Two And A Half Men is any indication, the sitcom’s new season is headed to be a real turkey. Has CBS committed suicide by writing off Charlie Sheen? Here's my take on what used to be my favourite comedy.
Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control predict that the entire nation could have laws in place by 2020 that would ban smoking in all indoor areas including restaurants, bars and private sector businesses.
In the aftermath of the earthquake tragedy in Haiti, experts maintain survivors will face the problems of disease. That is due to the poor health care systems, lack of clean water, and limitations on basic medical supplies.
Recently the New York Times reported on the safety of the nation’s food supply, finding no improvement during the past three years. Contaminants have been found in many foods. Today a dramatic example at my home showed the problem visibly.