CDC probing reports of paralysis in 9 Colorado children, including some with Enterovirus 68
Colorado health officials say nine children were identified between Aug. 8 and Sept. 17 after they developed neurological symptoms that are not commonly associated with Enterovirus 68, which causes severe breathing problems particularly in children with pre-existing asthma or respiratory problems.
Doctor exposed to Ebola virus is admitted to NIH hospital
An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say
Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walking is a super star.
The New Smoke: Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking
The tobacco industry’s giants are putting health warnings on e-cigarettes that outstrip both those on traditional cigarettes and those on e-cigarettes made by smaller competitors, leaving public health officials skeptical about the companies’ intent.
Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control
Long-acting contraceptive devices should be the first choice of birth control for teenage girls, new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics state.