Parents are on guard after the Natomas Unified School District sent home a warning of an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease.
Kathleen Guiney believes informatics can help revolutionize the health industry.
Autism disorders are now almost five times more common in boys than girls, affecting 1-in-54 boys compared to 1-in-252 girls.
The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
A California company has resumed selling a kind of pet frog that caused salmonella illnesses in more than 240 people, most of them children. And federal health officials are not happy.
Health officials say there’s been a dramatic drop in the number of ear infections in young children.
More than 21,000 people got whooping cough last year, many of them children and teens. That’s the highest number since 2005 and among the worst years in more than half a century, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
Asthma seems to be increasing a little, and nearly one in 12 Americans now say they have the respiratory disease, federal health officials said Wednesday