There is currently no vaccine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus so the best way to prevent the illness is to avoid being exposed to it.   Here are some steps to help protect yourself. NOTE:  Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to […]

There is good news for those who love romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says any romaine lettuce currently being sold is almost certainly not from the Yuma, Arizona region. That means the romaine lettuce that is currently in stores is unlikely to carry the E. coli bacteria strain that has been making […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between the years 2008-2014, infection rates fell 18 percent in the U.S.

A new study suggests Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law can be linked to a spike in gun-related deaths.

Scientists in Britain develop a USB-type device that monitors HIV virus level. Tests show that it's accurate and fast.

Wednesday Dole Food voluntarily recalled all salad mixes that they produced in its processing facility at Springfield, Ohio. They did this after the CDC reported one patient death and 12 hospitalizations on Jan. 22, linked to consuming the contaminated salad. Read more in the link below. SOURCE: Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance […]

Another health care worker who was taking care of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola victim in the US, has been diagnosed with Ebola. The CDC says, they could have done more …. “missed an opportunity to catch the Ebola virus.” Well what now…. it looks like the second healthcare worker took Frontier Airlines Flight […]

If you haven’t received your flu shot yet you may have to wait a bit longer to get it because vaccine deliveries have been delayed. The CDC states that they send out their deliveries as their shipments come in and the shipments have come in later than usual. Deliveries should be in by the end […]

On Thursday, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden made the following statement about the current Ebola outbreak: In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the…

Dr. Seema Yasmin spoke with Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Joia Jefferson Nuri, Paris Dennard and Kim Keenan)  about the first Ebola case…