Puberty can be considered as quite the wild stage for any growing person. After all, this is the part of anyone's life that can be considered an 'experimental' phase, as this is where everyone gets to know themselves. Unfortunately, this also means teenagers may be exposed to unwanted elements. One of these is fake weed.
Public health officials from Nevada recently reported the case of a woman who had died in Reno in September from what appears to be an incurable infection. Tests showed the superbug that spread in her system fend off 26 different antibiotics.
After almost 20 years, the life expectancy of Americans has declined by 36.5 days compared to 2015. This means that those born in 2015 in the US will only have a life expectancy of 78.8 years on average.
In a recent report released by the World Health Organization, there were 134,200 cases of deaths due to measles in 2015, which translates to 367 deaths every day.
The latest findings on the Zika virus and its link to defects in babies was among the topics discussed at the Teratology Society's Annual Meeting, during a Special Report session on June 29.
An 18-year-old Ohio teen died from a rare brain-eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri after whitewater rafting at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte. Here are some vital facts to know about this fatal infection.
Obesity rates are continuously rising among American women, according to a CDC study.
Scientists warn that the mosquito-borne virus may be transmitted by oral sex, or even kissing.
Obesity rates in the U.S. are increasing every year, according to a survey by CDC.
Small turtles are causing salmonella outbreaks that affected 133 people across the U.S.
A case of Zika-related microcephaly has been confirmed in Puerto Rico, according to the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
Puerto Rican health officials confirm the first death related to the Zika virus. The island nation is currently experiencing the worst Zika outbreak in all of the U.S. and its territories.
Despite the aggressive efforts of the government and mental health practitioners, the number of people committing suicide in the United States continues to rise, reaching the highest records in nearly 30 years.
After being linked to a couple of disorders, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now officially confirmed that Zika virus can cause a rare birth defect called microcephaly.