704 of this year's cases were reported from January 1 to April 26, which means 277—over a quarter of the number of cases reported to date—have surfaced in the last five weeks.
Despite overwhelming scientific evidence that vaccines are a safe and effective tool for the prevention of childhood diseases, a significant minority of the U.S. population remains skeptical of the practice
Recent estimates show that more than 200 million women and children around the world have undergone FGM.
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
Around 700,000 people die every year as a result of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
This isn't the first time Chipotle has dealt with food safety issues.
Oral piercings can also lead to complications.
Impairments from mild dehydration tend to begin when you lose 2 percent of the total volume of water in your body.
A harmful bacteria, known as "Vibrio parahaemolyticus," has been found in fresh, imported crab meat from Venezuela.
Guidelines for defining high blood pressure have been lowered, and millions more people will be diagnosed with the condition and recommended for treatment.
The system was able to pass a real medical diagnosis exam.
High blood pressure accounts for more heart disease and stroke deaths than all other preventable causes, except smoking.
Mosquito saliva may be increasing the severity of diseases.
The virus is similar to those which caused the SARS and MERS outbreaks.
A specific chemical in rat poison called brodifacoum may be tainting synthetic marijuana products.
"It's unprecedented that we're seeing such deep responses in a such a high proportion of patients."
"'What's your zip code?' is fast becoming one of the most important things your doctor could ask you.
The judge ruled that coffee companies had failed to demonstrate there was no significant risk from a by-product of the coffee bean roasting process.
The latest measles case "underscores the importance of following vaccine recommendations and being up-to-date on vaccines."
The number of days when smog posed a high health risk have doubled in the last year.