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05/21/18 1:30 PM PST
Health officials in the Indian state of Kerala say the Nipah virus has killed at least nine people; according to the Times of India, the first death was reported on Saturday, May 19.
05/14/18 10:36 AM PST
Surgeons in Nebraska recently repaired a small hole in a woman's skull that was allowing brain fluid to leak into her nose for years.
05/11/18 11:41 AM PST
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tweeted a picture May 4 of a poppyseed muffin with ticks on it to bring awareness to tick-borne illnesses.
05/11/18 9:49 AM PST
Officials at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, announced this week a surgery to remove a 132 pound ovarian tumor from a patient was successful.
05/11/18 9:15 AM PST
New findings in the 2018 Global Drug Survey suggest that some cocaine users can get their drugs delivered faster than a pizza; on average, over 30 percent of respondents said they could get cocaine delivered in less than 30 minutes.
05/09/18 9:46 AM PST
On May 8, health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo declared the country's ninth ebola outbreak since 1976.
05/09/18 9:03 AM PST
5 countries in Africa are launching simultaneous vaccine campaigns in the wake of cholera outbreaks.
05/07/18 11:02 AM PST
Amanda Eller, a nurse from North Carolina, recently posted a video which compares one set of healthy lungs, with one set of lungs from a full-time smoker; as of May 7, the video has been shared over 600,000 times.
05/07/18 10:38 AM PST
A 28-year-old British man was diagnosed with sepsis after he tore a cut in his finger by biting his nails, according to a May 1 article by The Sun.
05/04/18 3:24 PM PST
Two U.S. regulatory agencies teamed up on May 1 to warn manufacturers, distributors and retailers against selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with misleading labeling geared toward kids.
05/03/18 12:02 PM PST
A new report released May 2 by the World Health Organization reveals indoor and outdoor air pollution kills 7 million people a year, with the poorest nations bearing the brunt of the burden.
04/30/18 11:22 AM PST
Doctors at Birmingham Children's Hospital in the United Kingdom say Jay Crouch, 7, was recently discharged after a life-saving, five-organ transplant.