Two respiratory viruses in different parts of the world have captured the attention of global health officials - a novel coronavirus in the Middle East and a new bird flu spreading in China.
Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing the death toll from the H7N9 virus to 36 from 131 confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
In this May 14, 2013 photo, a National Guard soldier frisks a man outside his car at a checkpoint that is part of the "Secure Homeland" initiative in Petare, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods of Caracas, Venezuela.
Fifteen years ago when I began posting film reviews on the Internet, I sought to do for film what I had already been doing for politics, namely to draw people's attention to what was undeservedly neglected.
Since Action News aired amateur video this week purported to show a brutal beating of Aria Jewett at the hands of another female Oceanway Middle School student, our newsroom has been getting inundated with parents contacting us with personal stories of their children getting bullied at school.
As HIV-vaccine trial participants, we grow accustomed to the routine blood draws, interacting with study staff and taking our computer-assisted interviews that catalog our risks.
Public Health Wales warn against complacency as figures in measles epidemic area and in Gwent, where there are increasing concerns about the disease, rise.
The White House and U.S. lawmakers went on the offensive against sexual assault in the armed forces on Thursday after a rash of scandals discrediting the military's efforts to stamp it out.
The swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic has been found in elephant seals off the central California coast, according to new research.
Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Fairfax County and a handful of local organizations are working to put a stop to what the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has classified as an epidemic.
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia, health officials said Wednesday.
Five members of a Maryland family were killed when their van was struck by a drunken wrong-way driver on I-280 in Toledo on Dec.
Blond-haired, blue-eyed Mark Okun knew from an early age that he was adopted, raised by short, European Jews.
For more than a decade, the number of Vermonters treated for heroin addiction held steady at around 600 or 700 individuals a year, even as the number treated for synthetic opiates such as oxycodone skyrocketed.
It's noon in Southern California a place known for its friendly climate and pleasant temperatures.