Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly DiseasesSomething as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
High School Students Take Part In Mock Outbreak A group of high school students from around the country are taking part in a mock outbreak of an infectious disease in Miami.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Health Officials Warn About Viral Mosquito DiseaseThe Florida Department of Health is warning residents about a viral mosquito-borne disease.
Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNAFully mapping someone's genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.
Petition Hopes To Block Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes In Fla. Keys A petition has begun to make the rounds urging British insect control company Oxitec to refrain from releasing genetically-altered mosquitoes into the Florida Keys.