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2nd MERS Case Identified in U.S.

AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report

AIDS Virus in Cats Might Help Human Vaccine Effort, Study Hints

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC

Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Up Among Hospitalized Kids: Study

Antibiotics May Be Linked to Serious Infections in Children

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As African Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Hopes for Vaccine Remain Years Away

As More Meningitis Cases Hit Colleges, Experts Urge Awareness

Avoid Antibiotics in Pill Form for 'Swimmer's Ear,' New Guidelines Say

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Bacterial 'Autopsy' Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Bacterial Infection's Spread Occurs Beyond Health Care Settings: Study

Beware Fake Ebola Treatments on the Internet, FDA Says

Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing

Bird Flu Doesn't Spread Easily to Humans, Scientists Say

Bisexual Men Aren't at Greater HIV Risk: Review

Blood Infections Play Role in Up to Half of Hospital Deaths: Study

Blueberries, Red Grapes May Boost Body's Immune Function

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital

'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity

Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study

Britain's King Richard III Likely Had Roundworms

Camels Confirmed as Source of Human MERS Infection

Can Bacterial Infections During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

Cat Bites May Lead to Serious Infections, Hospitalizations

CDC Commits More Than 400 Staffers to Fight Ebola Outbreak

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

CDC Issues Travel Warning as West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens

CDC Lab Workers May Have Been Exposed to Anthrax

CDC Raises Ebola Outbreak Response to Highest Alert Status

CDC Reports More Americans Getting Flu Shots

CDC Sounds Alarm on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections

CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection

CDC: 3rd Suspected MERS Case Was False Alarm

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More

China's New Bird Flu Might Put People at Risk, Report Says

Classroom Hand Sanitizers Don't Curb Absences, Study Finds

Closing Chinese Poultry Markets Stalled Bird Flu's Spread to People

College Students Should Get a Flu Shot

College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break

Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug'

Could E. Coli Vaccine for Cows Cut Human Infections?

Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?

Current Bird Flu Has Pandemic Potential

'Cycling' Antibiotics Might Help Combat Resistance, Study Suggests

Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside Nose, Study Finds

Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought

Deadly MERS Virus Detected in Camels

Deadly Respiratory Infection Took Hold in Bats, Study Says

Deadly Respiratory Virus Has Passed Between Animals, Humans Before

Disease Outbreaks May Not Change Minds of Vaccine Opponents

Doctors Cautiously Optimistic About 'Cure' for HIV-Infected Babies

Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty Bacteria

Dog Cancer Dates Back 11,000 Years, Scientists Say

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals

E. Coli 'Superbug' May Pose Major Health Threat: Study

Early Elective Childbirth May Raise Health Risks for Babies, Moms: Study

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Easy-to-Use IV Antibiotics Could Help Treat Serious Skin Infections

Ebola Patient Dr Kent Brantly Arrives in U.S., May Be Improving

Ebola Patient Nancy Writebol Making 'Slow Improvement'

Ebola Patient to Be Flown to U.S. for Treatment

Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September

Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September

EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling

Ethicists Grapple With Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs

Existing Drugs May Work Against MERS, Studies Suggest

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials

Experimental Serum May Have Been Key to Recovery of 2 Ebola Patients: Reports

Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips

Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections

FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection

FDA Seeks to Improve Safety of Antiseptic Swabs

FDA to Limit Use of Antibiotics in Farm Animals

FDA Wants Tighter Rules on Antibacterial Soaps, Body Washes

Fears of U.S. Ebola Outbreak Unwarranted, Experts Say

Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA

First Effective Malaria Vaccine May Be Near, Experts Say

First U.S. Ebola Patient to Arrive in Atlanta on Saturday

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness

'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital

Flu Can Infect Many Without Causing Symptoms: Study

Flu Can Kill Even Healthy Children, Study Finds

Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds

Flu Season Off to Slow Start . . .

Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases

For Dialysis Patients, It Was a Honey of An Idea

For Uninfected Partner, Antiretroviral Drugs May Shield Against HIV

For Young Kids, Nasal Spray Beats Needle for Flu Immunization

Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplants for Diarrhea: Study

Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients

Gay 'Hook-Up' Apps Tied to Higher STD Infection Rates: Study

Gene Study Helps Advance Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis

Gene Therapy for Controlling HIV Shows Early Promise

Genetic Code of Tsetse Fly May Help Fight Sleeping Sickness

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer

Gut Bacteria in Preemies Altered by Hospital Stay, Study Finds

Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections

H1N1 Flu Spreading in South-Central U.S.

Hand Hygiene Lacking in Many U.S. Health Care Facilities: Study

Hand Microbes Might Reflect Where, How You Live

Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review

Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching

Health Tip: Care for Contact Lenses

Health Tip: Caring for a Hangnail

Health Tip: Don't Bite Your Nails

Health Tip: Enjoy a Safe Manicure and Pedicure

Health Tip: Monitor a Blister

Health Tip: Stay Safe at the Nail Salon

Heart Infection Causing Fewer Hospitalizations, Researchers Say

Hepatitis B Screening Proposed for All High-Risk Adults

Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study

Hepatitis C Infection May Have 'Silver Lining' for Transplant Patients

Hepatitis C Patients With HIV May Face Higher Risk of Liver Disease

Hepatitis C Rates Vary Among U.S. Hispanic Groups

Higher HIV Infection Rates Seen in Mental Health Patients: Study

HIV Resistance Mapped by Gene Researchers

HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC

HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit From Drug Treatment, Study Says

Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women

Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds

Hospital-Acquired Infections Cost $10 Billion a Year: Study

Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC

HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'

Immune Protein Found to Block HIV Spread in Some People

In Neonatal ICU, Hand Washing Plus Gloves May Curb Infections

Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infections From Tainted Steroids Ranged in Severity: Update

Infections Rare in Outpatient Surgery Procedures, Study Finds

Infection-Triggered Strokes Deadlier for Blacks, Study Finds

Keep Lice Off Your Child's Head

Kids' Ear Infections Cost U.S. Health System Nearly $3B Annually: Report

Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study

Lessons Learned From Cantaloupe-Listeria Outbreak

Liquid Tamiflu for Kids in Short Supply

Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates

Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey

Many Hospitals Ineffectively Treat Bloodstream Infections, Study Suggests

Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed, U.S. Report Finds

Many U.S. Hospitals Fall Short in Preventing Infections

Many Young Americans With HIV Delay Treatment: Study

Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC

Measles Journey Highlights Risk to Unvaccinated Kids

Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines' Effectiveness: CDC

Measles Outbreak Hits Texas Megachurch

Measles Still a Threat, U.S. Health Officials Warn

Medical Harm Occurs in Nearly 43 Million Hospital Cases Each Year

Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study

Meet Henry the Hand: A Crusading Doctor's Right-Hand Man

MERS Not Yet a Public Health Emergency: WHO

MERS Virus Did Not Spread in 2 U.S. Cases: Health Officials

MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn

MERS Virus That Threatens Humans Also Found in Camels

Mexico Farm Tied to Stomach Bug Back in Operation

Mice Study Sees Link Between Gut Bacteria, Immune Cell Production

More Drug-Resistant Infections Seen in U.S. Children

More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus May Be Headed for U.S.

Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids in California

Nail-Gun Injuries on the Rise Among Construction Workers

Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C

New Clues to How Long-Term Drug Therapy Keeps HIV at Bay

New Clues to Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Rare Brain Disease

New Drug Combo Helps Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C

New Drug for Chagas Disease Disappoints in 1st Human Trial

New Hepatitis C Drug Approved by FDA

New HIV Strain May Move to AIDS More Quickly: Study

No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax: Report

Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection

Offices With Open Floor Plans Tied to More Sick Days

One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections

Only 1 in 3 HIV-Infected Black Americans Gets Effective Treatment: Study

On-time Use of Routine Vaccine Keeps Kids Out of Hospital

Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections

Packing School Lunches With Food Safety in Mind

Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls

People With HIV May Be at Lower Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough

Pets Can Carry Same 'Superbug' Strains as Their Owners: Study

Poo in a Pill to Treat Gut Infection?

Pregnant Women May Be More Vulnerable to Potentially Dangerous Infection: Study

Premature 'Water Breaking' During Pregnancy Linked to Bacteria

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine

Preventing Tick Bites

Princeton Students Safe to Travel Despite Meningitis Outbreak: CDC

Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds

Researchers Closer to Test for Human Form of 'Mad Cow' Disease

Researchers Discover How Flu Gains Foothold in the Body

Researchers Explore New Target for Malaria Vaccine

Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection

Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes: Study

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

Same Meningitis Strain Behind Drexel, Princeton Outbreaks: CDC

Scientists Explore How Fecal Transplant Eases Tough Infection

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

Scientists Say Pressure Allows Herpes Viruses to Infect Cells

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA

Scientists Tally Viruses Living in Mammals

Scientists Uncover Breast Milk's Potential Secret Weapon Against HIV

Scope of Ebola Outbreak May Be Greater Than Statistics Show: WHO

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds

Second Dose of Vaccine Cuts Chickenpox Cases Even More, Study Finds

Serious MRSA Infections in U.S. Declining: CDC

Severe Blood Infections During Childbirth on Rise in U.S. Women

Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy

Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections

Some Birth Defects in the Heart Present Infection Risk, Study Finds

Some 'High-Risk' Kidneys May Be Safe for Organ Transplant: Study

Some Home Tattoo Kits Recalled Due to Infection Risk

Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds

States May Be Getting Stricter on Child Vaccine Exemptions

'Sterile' Urine May Be a Myth

Stomach Bug Vaccine for Infants Protects Entire Community: CDC

Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble

Study Finds Tonsillectomy Just as Safe for Adults as Kids

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma

Study Probes Origins of 2 Ancient, Deadly Plagues

Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections

'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC

Swine Flu From 2009 Pandemic Also Struck Sea Otters: Study

Swine Flu's Death Toll May Be Much Higher Than Thought

Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC

Taiwan Woman 1st Human Infected With New Strain of Bird Flu

Take Infection Precautions When Using Nasal-Rinsing Products: FDA

Taking Drug to Prevent HIV Doesn't Seem to Encourage Risk-Taking

TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated

Texas Woman's Death Highlights Danger of Overlooking Dengue Fever

There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival

There's Still Time to Get a Flu Shot

Third U.S. Man Tests Positive for MERS Virus, CDC Reports

Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

Tick Exposure Can Occur in a Minute in Infested Areas

Time for Docs to Ditch the White Coat?

Tips for Preventing, Coping With Pinkeye

Too Few Americans With Asthma Are Getting Flu Shots, CDC Says

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Two Americans With Ebola Will Be Evacuated to United States

Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV

U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says

U.S. Malaria Cases Hit 40-Year High

U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High

U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests

U.S. Traveler Returning From Africa Has Lassa Fever, CDC Says

Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says

Unwanted Germs Can Land, Last Inside Jetliners

Urinary Tract Infection Often Puts Older Men in Hospital

Urine Tests Don't Always Confirm Urinary Infections, Study Finds

VA Program Reduces MRSA Germ Cases at Long-Term Care Centers

Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure

Vinegar May Be Cheap, Safe Way to Kill TB Germ

Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients

Want to Stay Healthy? Try Washing Your Hands

West Nile Virus Has Cost U.S. Nearly $800 Million: CDC

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids

WHO Experts Give Nod to Using Untested Ebola Drugs

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak

Whooping Cough Outbreaks Tied to Parents Shunning Vaccines

Windshield Washer Fluid May Be Source of Legionnaires' Disease

Younger Adults Who've Had Shingles May Face Higher Stroke Risk

Your Aquarium Can Be Source of Skin Infections

Your Flu Shot May Also Help Your Heart

 

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