Hurricane Michael’s health risks: 3 things to watch out for

Hurricane Michael officially made landfall Wednesday, barreling into the Florida Panhandle with winds reaching over 155 miles per hour. Michael -- the most powerful...

Man in Texas found dead in alleyway died of tuberculosis, state officials say

An x-ray showing the lungs of a person infected with pulmonary tuberculosis. (iStock) A man in Denton, Texas, who was found dead in an alleyway...

Eye parasite can be avoided with good contact lens hygiene

Contact lens users can avoid the severe infection by washing and drying their hands when they handle their contacts, storing the lenses in clean...

North Carolina man dies after allergic reaction from fire ant bite, family says

Floyd Edwards died after he suffered a severe allergic reaction from a fire ant bite, his family said. (iStock) A North Carolina man died after...

Virginia health officials say record number of human West Nile cases reported in state

Mosquitoes can spread the West Nile virus. (iStock) Heads up, Virginians: The Virginia Department of Health reported this week a record number of human West...

Florida doctor sells cannabis-infused ice cream

A doctor in Florida has taken an unconventional approach to help his patients manage pain: ice cream — cannabis-infused ice cream, to be exact. FLEA-BORNE...

Vitamin D supplements don’t improve bone health, major study finds

London (CNN)Vitamin D supplements do not improve bone mineral density or prevent fractures or falls in adults, finds a large study that advises health...

6.5 million pounds of beef recalled over salmonella concerns

An investigation traced products including ground beef and beef patties to JBS Tolleson, Inc. (iStock) An Arizona-based beef company has recalled over 6.5 million pounds...

Wisconsin man determined to walk again after losing limbs to dog lick infection

A Wisconsin man who lost his hands, feet and parts of his arms and legs to a rare blood infection transmitted by dog saliva...

Yemen cholera outbreak accelerates to 10,000 cases per week: WHO

Some 1.8 million Yemeni children are malnourished, making them more vulnerable to disease, the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says. (AP) Yemen’s cholera outbreak - the...