Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health officials are backtracking on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread to an Illinois man from a traveler he’d met in a business meeting.
An Oklahoma man has died after acquiring the Heartland virus, making him the second person in the U.S. to die after coming down with the illness, state health officials said Tuesday.
The St. Louis-area’s leading hospital for delivering babies will soon offer an option for midwife-led births, part of a growing trend as more women seek natural childbirth.
A 10-day get-a-way can turn into a cruise to hell if noroviruses spread on cruise ships.
Melba Moore, St. Louis City Health Commissioner, said her department wants to do more to education young people about protection.
In the study released on Wednesday more than 3 in 4 mothers, almost 77 percent, try to breastfeed their newborns from 2000 to 2010.
The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that the Heartland Virus is borne by ticks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says approximately 18 women die everyday from a painkiller overdose.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of C-sections have halted and women, who are having the procedure, are waiting till they are closer to the due date.
The “universal precaution,” as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health, is to simply assume everybody could carry a blood-borne illness.