Zika’s set to return to mainland U.S., but budget cuts threaten response

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus.

June 12, 2017 0

Flu season all but over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says.

April 21, 2017 0

Got a cold? Still no cure

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief, but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

March 21, 2017 2

Do you need antibiotics?

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria.

February 28, 2017 0

Flu reaches epidemic levels

Flu season is ramping up. Luckily there’s still time to get vaccinated in Michigan. But do it soon.

February 2, 2017 0

CDC: Get flu shot now

As flu season picks up throughout the country, the elderly are most at risk of complications.

December 29, 2016 0

Hand, foot and mouth disease makes seasonal surge

The virus is common among children this time of year. Keep it from spreading by washing hands and keeping infected kids home.

November 1, 2016 0

Old pipes, new problems

Study: Drug-resistant germs are thriving in America’s corroding water systems, possibly sickening thousands each year.

October 6, 2016 0

To bathe, or not to bathe?

It's time to re-think that daily ritual for your little ones. Most children only need to soak in a tub a few times a week.

October 5, 2016 0

Zika: Why Brazil, why now?

Several factors—including economics, climate and population—are all likely contributors, experts say.

August 12, 2016 0

Why being cold might foster a cold

Healthy body temperature boosts ability of immune system to fight the virus.

July 17, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Lilly’s freedom

Lilly Vanden Bosch, 10, says good riddance to a nasty post-transplant virus.

July 1, 2016 3