| May 17, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The story of a 24-year-old Georgia graduate student fighting a flesh-eating disease has prompted a microbiologist with the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System to speak out about the infection.
Aimee Copeland lost most of her left leg after the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The cast and crew of "Schlock and Awe" seemed to have as much fun as the audience at the gala performance Sunday of "Lagunatics," which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year.
A beaming "Lagunatics" founder and director Bree Burgess Rosen had culled...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Increased reports of a stomach illness have closed the Millennium Park Splash Pad system for cleaning.
The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) says that they've noticed an increase in cases of cryptosridiosis during the month of August. Several cases...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Gastric ulcer disease is common in foals and horses and the term Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) has been used to describe this disease because of its many causes and complicated nature. Prevalence estimates have been reported to range from 25 to...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:00 AM
This month, leaders from around the globe announced a road map for ending preventable child deaths within a generation. Essentially, the ambitious plan aims to assure that every child has the same opportunity for a fifth birthday and a future beyond...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Welcome to the first of hopefully many editions of this veterinary column. For those of you who read my weekly column in the Daily American, this one will be a little different. My aim for these articles is to focus on timely animal health topics. If...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:55 PM
UPDATE: According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the number of confirmed cases of Campylobacter infection has increased to a total of 20 confirmed cases. 16 cases have been confirmed in Pennsylvania and and four cases of the bacteria...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, how are you holding up? my 17-year-old son asked.
I'm feeling a little better, I replied. I was finishing a bowl of chicken soup my husband brought me.
A little while later, my 14-year-old daughter came into the sick room...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:12 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The salmonella scare involving peanut butter and other nut products has reached California schools.
All schools across the state have been asked to remove and destroy peanut butter that came from Sunland Inc. as a precaution.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Kasel Associated Industries of Denver is voluntarily recalling its Boots & Barkley Beef Bully Sticks product because it might be contaminated with salmonella.
Salmonella can sicken animals that eat the products. Humans are at risk for salmonella...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:16 PM
An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.
Even presidential candidate Ron Paul has joined the cause of...