Vaccines protect children from infection, but also makes them less likely to spread diseases to vulnerable people.
The Carnival cruise ship Fantasy fell short of a pass mark during a recent health inspection after sanitation officials found a number of concerning problems.
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, potentially fatal infection caused by several different types of bacteria.
Scientists combed through data on over 100,000 people for the study.
The salmonella bacteria can cause symptoms including diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, according to the CDC.
Cryptosporidium infection (cryptosporidiosis) is an illness caused by tiny, cryptosporidium parasites that live in water.
"She couldn't wait to get down here and retire", Lynn Fleming's daughter-in-law said.
It took a year for Victoria Altoft's eye-sight to return to normal.
Researchers will next look at whether the opioid crisis has played a part in the rise.
The period in which a kid's brain stops consuming so much fuel comes with the risk of becoming obese, scientists hypothesize.
Giant roundworm is the most common parasite in the world and can cause sufferers to cough as the worms move inside their body.
Many "anti-vax" parents see themselves as experts on their own children.
The U.S. has had surprisingly high fertility rates for a long time.
Anti-vax and vaccine hesitant communities have launched powerful narrative appeals to counter scientific fact—and it doesn't take much for them to put us all at risk.
What stories get told? Whose experiences are uplifted? These questions help us identify who is truly valued by society. Whose lives really matter?
Should you wash raw chicken before cooking? The advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proved controversial.
More than 600 cases of the infection, which can be fatal if it gets into the bloodstream, have been reported.
"This research should serve as a reminder for us all to know our numbers, blood pressure, cholesterol and weight, as well as our resting heart rate," a cardiac nurse told Newsweek.
Scientists worry that teenage drinking could affect brain development.
The disease was first identified in captive deer in the late 1960s in Colorado and in wild deer in 1981.
"... there is some concern that the rise in autism is the result of the preservatives that are in our vaccines."
It is the first invasive tick to reach the U.S. in approximately 80 years.
The virus is usually not life-threatening.