Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Explorer of the Seas docked Wednesday afternoon in Bayonne. An ambulance could be seen waiting outside the ship after it pulled into port.
U.S. health officials on Sunday boarded a cruise ship docked in the U.S. Virgin Islands to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people with gastrointestinal symptoms including vomiting and diarrhea.
Flu cases started to spike right around Christmas. Now, the New York State Department of Health says the flu is widespread.
Put the drinks down! That is the advice for many people after the release of a report that revealed that tens of millions of Americans have been drinking too much.
The Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease. Seven students and one student visitor have been stricken by the bacterial illness since March.
Princeton University is about to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis.
Since March there have been a total of seven confirmed cases on the New Jersey campus, the most recent last week.
The FDA planned to announce Thursday it will require the food industry to gradually phase out all trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health.
Politicians, health officials and parents have joined forces to try to stop the disease from spreading.
As many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
The Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act would help combat the new and growing epidemic, Schumer’s office said in a release.
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the cyclospora infections, which are often found in tropical or subtropical countries and have been linked to imported fresh produce in the past. It causes diarrhea and other flu-like symptoms.
At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.
Police said for some unapparent reason, the girl took her own life, and was found hanging in the bathroom of the family’s home on Sunday night and declared dead at Jacobi Hospital.
The potential contamination is in products with “best by” dates ranging from Jan. 1-Sept. 2014.