Category Archives: News

Pennsylvania hospital staff took photos of patient’s genitalia: investigation

Two doctors were suspended from a Pennsylvania hospital after witnesses reported employees were taking photos of a patient’s privates. Read More »

Chad Carr’s final gift: Hope for other kids with deadly cancer

University of Michigan researchers found genetic clues in Chad Carr’s brain tumor that could open up a treatment for children with inoperable cancer. Read More »

What to know about a study of flu vaccine and miscarriage

Experts caution that the small study does not change recommendations for pregnant women to get the flu vaccine. Read More »

To fight deadly hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleach

“We must continue to work collaboratively to stop this crisis and save lives,” San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said. Read More »

After 15 die in hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins sanitary street washing

After 15 die in a hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins sanitary street washing Read More »

Frieden’s Next Act: Heart Disease and Preparing for New Epidemics

The man who headed the C.D.C. under Obama will tackle new global health challenges, with $225 million from Gates, Bloomberg and other philanthropies Read More »

Sitting most of the day may lead to an early grave

The CDC is investigating a seven-state outbreak of campylobacter infections linked to contact with puppies sold through Petland. Read More »

Michigan mom who refused chemotherapy so she could give birth has died

How one couple made the decision to skip chemotherapy so that their child could be born. Read More »

Viking warrior buried with two horses was a woman, study shows

Tales of formidable shieldmaidens such as Lagertha, from Vikings, could well be true. Read More »

Woman who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has died

A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday, her husband said. Nick DeKlyen told The Associated Press that his wife, Carrie DeKlyen, died surrounded by family at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. … Read More »