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State data show a rise of nearly 40 percent in fall-related visits from 2010 to 2015, a period in which the elderly population grew about 21 percent.
The scourge of the Middle Ages could still be pretty scary as a bioterrorism weapon, so scientists are trying to find a way to immunize people against it.
Hospital-acquired infections kill 100,000 U.S. patients every year and cost $20 billion.
A deadly superbug has been linked to at least four deaths and nine other cases in the U.S. and has spread across the globe in just six years.
The flu vaccine is available for longer windows of time. Experts say to weigh convenience and science in deciding when to roll up your sleeve.
Most people who have been infected don’t have symptoms, so they don’t know they have the virus.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hearing loss is the most common work-related injury. Approximately 22 million workers are exposed annually to hazardous levels of occupational noise. The Department of Labor is seeking new ways to turn down the volume.
Garen Wintemute, an ER doctor, gun violence researcher and advocate of tighter firearms restrictions, finds opportunity in the wake of mass shootings like the one that struck an Orlando night club last month.
Only 38 percent of Latino households have a disaster plan, the lowest of any ethnic or racial group.