| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The worst outbreak of whooping cough on record in McHenry County has yet to subside as reported cases of the highly contagious bacterial infection continue …...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:57 AM
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold.
On Monday, Assistant Defense Secretary Jonathan Woodson will join Army medical researchers in...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:57 AM
Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold.
On Monday, Assistant Defense Secretary Jonathan Woodson joined Army medical researchers in celebrating the licensing and fielding...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Q: I've been battling a common cold this week. One night, in desperation, I coated the soles of my feet with Vicks, and the cough subsided. I have no idea how that could work, but I don't care. I slept!
A: We are as mystified as you are about this...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror.
A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:51 AM
PETOSKEY — While the early spring warm-up has been a welcome relief from the winter chill, it’s causing many to suffer. So if you’re sneezing and wheezing, you can probably blame Mother Nature.
“It appears tree pollen season is...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Allergy season is upon us and in New Orleans you've probably noticed. A new report by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks The Big Easy as being the 14th worst city in the nation for allergies.
"People always aks when the move to New...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:18 AM
Is it a cold, or is it the flu? And what can you do to prevent either?
New York otolaryngologist Dr. Sezelle Gereau Haddon MD, Continuum Center for Health and Healing, offers answers to frequently asked questions about cold and flu.
1. When do cold...
| Dec 22, 2011
City Vet's Dr. Jana Bryant is educating dog owners about a new illness targeting their pets -- Canine Influenza, or "dog flu."
Bryant said, "We`re not being alarmist about this disease, but we definitely want to be proactive. Because it is a disease...
| Jan 6, 2012
Whooping cough, or pertussis, infects babies, children and adults and looks a lot like the common cold at first — runny nose, sneezing and a mild cough or fever, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
After one to two...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Three letters a diagnosis that builds until a baby can't breathe. In adults it's just a common cold. For babies and toddlers it can be deadly.
Deralyn Pullins' mother, an intensive care nurse, is used to sitting by a patient's bedside, not her baby...