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12 Deaths Now Reported in NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

150 People May Have Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim: CDC

A Sneeze May Be Even Ickier Than You Thought

Advanced Ebola Is Riskiest Stage for Caregivers, Study Shows

Ah-Choo! Sneeze 'Cloud' Quickly Covers a Room, Study Finds

Another Neurological Disorder Tied to Zika

Another STD Spurs Concern

Antibacterial Soaps Fail to Beat Plain Soap

Antibiotic Resistance Could Threaten Surgery, Chemo Patients

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing Threat

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa

Antibiotics May Not Help After 'Complicated' Appendectomy

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents

Antifungal for Yeast Infections Tied to Miscarriage Risk

Anti-Vaccine Parents Cluster in Rich, White Areas

Antiviral Drug May Prevent Ebola, Small Study Suggests

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them

Beach Sand, Not Water, More Likely to Make You Sick

Better Control of Drug-Resistant Germs Could Save Thousands of Lives: CDC

Bigger Families Mean More Infections, Study Finds

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

Blood Test Could Reveal Your Viral History

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't Help

Businesses Should Be Mindful of Zika Danger to Workers, CDC Says

Caramel Apples Can Harbor Listeria, Study Finds

CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners

CDC Broadens Zika Virus Travel Alert for Pregnant Women

CDC Cites 14 Potential New Cases of Zika Transmitted By Sex

CDC Issues Zika-Virus Guidance for Docs With Pregnant Patients

CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

CDC Says Hospitals Making Progress Against 'Superbugs'

CDC Sets New Guidelines on Sex After Zika Exposure

CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the Americas

CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the Americas

CDC Zika Summit Details Plans to Fight Mosquito-Borne Illness

CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year

CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year

Celery-Onion Blend Is Cause of E.Coli Outbreak Tied to Costco Chicken Salad: CDC

Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds

Chagas Disease Parasite Prevalent in Texas 'Kissing Bugs'

Chagas Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

Check Newborns of Women Who Visited Zika-Prone Areas for Infection: CDC

Child Paralysis Cases Spiked During Virus Outbreak: Study

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk

Cholera Vaccine Helps Prevent Serious Illness

Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes

Climate Change Won't Lower Number of Winter Deaths, Study Claims

Clues to Zika Virus' Structure May Point to Weaknesses

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat

Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows

Combo Treatment Protects Pregnant Women, Fetuses From Malaria in Study

Common Infection Caused First U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail, Hospital Says

Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study

Contact Lenses May Disrupt Eyes' Natural Bacteria, Study Suggests

Could Germ From Cat Poop Trigger Rage Disorder in People?

Could Infant Colds, Other Infections Raise Type 1 Diabetes Risk?

'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds

Deadly Fungus Killing U.S. Snakes Similar to That Seen in Bats

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated

Diabetes May Raise Risk for Dangerous Staph Infection

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death?

Doctors Can Cut Back on Antibiotics After Abdominal Surgery: Study

Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change

Doctors May Play Big Role in Antibiotic Overuse: Study

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA Warns

E. Coli Linked to Costco Chicken Salad Sickens 19 in Seven States

Each 1-Day Delay in Hospitalization Ups Risk of Ebola Death

Ebola Blood Level May Predict Odds of Death, Study Says

Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea

Ebola Not Mutating Beyond 'Normal' Rate, Scientists Say

Ebola Persists for Extended Period in Survivors' Semen: Study

Ebola Survivors Face Complications Months After Treatment, Study Finds

Ebola Survivors May Develop Eye Disease

Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials

Emergency Surgery Patients Often Wind Up Back in Hospital: Study

Enterovirus D68 No Deadlier for Kids Than the Common Cold: Study

Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds

Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C

Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals

Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says

Eye Defects Seen in Some Babies Born With Zika-Linked Microcephaly

FDA Approves Experimental Zika Test for Blood Donations

FDA Orders Studies on Contaminated Endoscopes Tied to Illness Outbreaks

FDA: Wait a Month to Donate Blood After Travel to Zika-Prone Areas

Finding Suggests Zika Virus Can Move From Mother to Child During Pregnancy

Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows

Flu Season Continues to Be Mild: CDC

Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study

For Endoscopes Tied to Serious Infections, Current Cleaning Methods Not Enough

For Super Bowl Fans, Flu Can Be an Unwanted Catch

Foreign Fungus Threatens U.S. Salamanders: Study

Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplant: Study

Gene Analysis Pinpoints Zika's Arrival in the Americas

Gene Mapping Yields Clues to Recent Ebola Outbreak

Gene Therapy Shows Early Potential for Rare Immune System Disorder

Get Your Flu Shot Before the Flu Is Widespread: CDC

Global Impact of Tropical Disease Leptospirosis Underestimated: Study

Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis

'Good' Bacteria Might Fight Common Hospital Infection: Study

Guidelines for Preventing Catheter Infections in ICU Often Ignored: Study

Hard Lessons Learned From the Ebola Fight

Hawaii Facing Rise in Dengue Fever Cases

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study

Health Care Workers Skipped Hand Washing One-Third of the Time: Study

Health Tip: Coping With Sinusitis

Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Take Care of Your Pierced Ears

Health Tip: When You Get a Cut

Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDC

HIV Cells Keep Duplicating Even When Treatments Are Working: Study

HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken Daily

How to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males

Hundreds With HIV Could Donate Organs to Others With HIV: Study

Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs

In Fight Against Zika Virus, Officials Consider Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

In Monkeys, Therapy Flushes HIV-Like Virus From Its Hiding Places

In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain

In Zika Fight, FDA Gives Tentative OK to Tests of Gene-Modified Mosquito

Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less Common

Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls

Infectious-Disease Expert Debunks Common Vaccine Myths

Inhalable Ebola Vaccine Works in Monkeys

It's OK to Snuggle Your Pet When You're Sick, Doc Says

It's Time for Your Flu Shot

Kidney Transplant 'Tourism' Comes With Risks: Study

Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study

Legionnaires' Disease Can Transmit Person-to-Person, Case Suggests

Legionnaire's Disease Most Deadly for Frail, Elderly, Experts Say

Less Than Half of U.S. Babies Receive Flu Vaccine: CDC

'Listeria on Rye'? Many U.S. Deli Meat Slicers Cut Corners on Cleanliness

Location is Key to Help Hospital Hand Sanitizers Get Used

Long Shifts Linked to Increased Injury Risk for EMS Workers

Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare

Lyme Disease 'Biofilm' Eludes Antibiotics: Report

Lyme-Causing Ticks Expand Their Range in U.S.

Many Americans Dubious of Flu Shot's Effectiveness

Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study

Many Americans Under 50 Living With Cold Sore Virus

Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds

Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike

Maybe You Can Forecast Your Health Better Than a Doctor

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends

Medical Gowns, Gloves Often Source of Contamination: Study

Migrating Birds May Bring Exotic Ticks to U.S.

Mom Was Right: A Good Night's Sleep Helps Keep You Healthy

More Evidence Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV Transmission

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds

More Than Half of U.S. States Not Well Prepared for Disease Outbreaks: Study

Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain Infection

Most Contact Lens Wearers Take Chances With Their Eyes: CDC

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

New Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' an Emerging Threat, CDC Says

New Antibiotics May One Day Beat Superbugs

New Approach Might Boost HIV Testing Rates

New Dengue Virus Vaccine Shows Promise

New Hope for Vaccine Against Germ That Causes 'Mono'

New Lyme Disease Bacteria Discovered in Upper Midwest: CDC

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics

Newborns Vulnerable to Common Staph Infections: Study

Newly Designed Endoscope Receives FDA Approval

Non-Antibiotic Medicine May Fight Drug-Resistant 'Superbug'

NYC Declares Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Over

NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak May Be Slowing

Obama Asks Congress for $1.9 Billion to Battle Zika Virus

Online Program Boosts Hand Washing, Cuts Infections

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test

Outbreaks of Gut 'Superbug' More Common in Northeast: Study

Paid Sick Leave May Help Health of Whole Family

Patient-to-Doctor Spread of Bird Flu Reported in China

Pediatricians' Group Urges Cuts in Antibiotic Use in Livestock

Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk

Pig Farmers at Greater Risk for Drug-Resistant Staph Infections: Study

Placing Large Catheter in Vein Under Collarbone Best, Study Finds

Plague May Have Infected Humans Earlier Than Thought

Plight of NFL Player Stricken by MRSA Germ 'Extremely Unusual'

Post-Op Bacterial Infection Raises Odds for Complications, Death

Potential Ebola Drug Target Identified in Mouse Study

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids

Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola

Prenatal Use of HIV Drug May Slow Child's Development Slightly

Prepare Yourself for Cold, Flu Season

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics

Private Rooms May Save Money By Cutting Hospital Infection Rates

Probiotics Don't Keep Bad Bugs at Bay in Critically Ill: Study

Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds

Protect Yourself From Colds and Flu This Winter

Quick, Paper-Based Ebola Test May Help in Remote Areas

Recent Hospitalization Might Raise Blood Infection Risk, Study Says

Record Heat, Drought May Explain Zika Outbreak in Brazil: Research

Red Cross Takes Steps to Keep Zika Virus Out of Blood Supply

Report Suggests Zika's Effect on Fetus May Be Even Deadlier Than Thought

Researchers Hone in on Genes Linked to Serious Blood Infection

Researchers Probe Colombia's Claim of No Birth Defects Linked to Zika

Researchers Uncover Different Variations of MERS Virus

Response in Sierra Leone to Ebola Outbreak Saved 40,000 Lives: Study

Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts

Risk of Getting Ebola From Survivors Seems Low, Study Finds

SARS-like Virus in Bats Could Jump to Humans

Scientists Assess Risk to Pregnant Women Infected With Zika

Scientists Pick U.S. Cities Where Zika Might Hit This Summer

Scientists Report Insights Into Zika Virus and Birth Defect

Scientists Spot Gene That Could Make Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics

Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice

Scientists Try to Stop Another Deadly Virus

Screen High-Risk Adults for Tuberculosis, Experts Say

Seniors Often Bring Drug-Resistant Germs to Rehab Centers

Sequence of Shots May Lead to Effective HIV Vaccine, Mouse Study Finds

Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter'

Siblings Now Main Source of Infants' Whooping Cough: CDC

Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds

Small Hospitals Seeing More Drug-Resistant E. Coli Infections

Smoking Triggers Big Changes in Mouth Bacteria, Study Finds

Some 9/11 First Responders Suffer Severe Sinus Problems: Study

Steroid Shot for Hip Pain May Carry Infection Risk If Too Close to Surgery

Steroids May Help Speed Pneumonia Recovery, Study Finds

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk

Studying Tick Biology With Lyme Prevention in Mind

Swiss Report Highlights Danger of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC

Tapeworm May Have Spread Cancer Cells to Colombian Man

Texas Health Officials Report Sexually Transmitted Case of Zika Virus

This Year's Flu Vaccine Should Be Better Match: CDC

Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona: CDC

Too Much Traffic in OR May Put Patients at Risk, Study Finds

Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial

U.S. Ebola Survivors Suffered Lingering Effects

U.S. Health Officials Search for Those Exposed to Drug-Resistant TB

U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC

U.S. Moving Money From Ebola Fund to Help Fight Zika

U.S. Ob-Gyn Group Supports Zika Virus Travel Precautions

U.S. Teen Treated for Rare Rat-Bite Fever

U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC

U.S. Travelers Seek More Zika Details

U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak

Vaccinate Puppies Against Parvovirus Before They Meet Other Dogs

Vaccine Combo Shows Promise Against Common, Dangerous Infection

Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study

Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions

Viruses, Not Bacteria, Responsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study

Vitamin D Won't Guard Against Colds in People With Asthma

Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash

What's the Best Method for Cleaning Hospital Rooms?

When Antibiotics Are Needed

White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus

WHO: Neurological Disorder on the Rise in Zika Zones

WHO: Zika Virus an International Health Threat

Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC

With School Back in Session, Kids Need Refresher Course on Hand-Washing

Women May Have Better Flu Defenses

You Carry Your 'Microbial Cloud' With You

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC

Zika May Be Linked to Autoimmune Brain Disorder, Study Says

Zika Poses Serious Threat to Puerto Rico: U.S. Health Officials

Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior Research

Zika Virus Expected to Spread North Through U.S.: WHO

Zika Virus Tied to Rare Disorder That Can Cause Paralysis