Infectious Disease Information/Misc. Infections News

November 28, 2018

AHA: Infections May Be a Trigger for Heart Attack, Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Diabetes, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol are well-known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. But what about just […]
October 24, 2018

What Is the Virus That Has Killed 7 Children in New Jersey?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New Jersey health officials on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of seven children following infection with an adenovirus — a […]
October 11, 2018

Here's Another Good Reason to Not Pick Your Nose

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your Mom told you not to do it, and new research confirms that nose-picking isn’t healthy for you or […]
September 14, 2018

Mumps Spread Quickly at Texas Cheerleading Meets: Study

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Mumps is a highly infectious disease, as Texas cheerleaders and their supporters found out in one recent outbreak. Researchers […]
March 27, 2018

U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere

TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though fewer Americans are now dying from infectious diseases, great disparities persist across the country, a new study finds. […]