The Washington State Department of Health announced the first human case of tick-borne disease anaplasmosis within the state.
The organism is typically found in warmer freshwater sources, though officials warn it’s being identified farther north “as previously cooler regions become warmer and drier.”
At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months.
The agency has long been criticized as too ponderous, focusing on collection and analysis of data but not acting quickly against new health threats.
The South Carolina “fetal heartbeat” law banning abortion around six weeks is no longer in effect after the state Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked it.
More than half of people who were likely infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant last fall didn’t know they had the virus, which could be why it spread so fast, a new study finds.
Kittitas County officials announced on Wednesday that a bat that its health department received tested positive for rabies.
Changes in the brain during the nighttime hours can make a person more likely to view the world negatively, engage in harmful behavior, and make impulsive decisions, according to the researchers.
President Joe Biden arrived at the White House promising to “build back” America, and now he has signed into law legislation with a slimmer version of that idea.
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
The devices will be sold online or over-the-counter at pharmacies and other retail stores.
The Scottish government said it became the first in the world to legally protect the right to access free period products.
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WHO plans on having an open forum to rename monkeypox.
Monkeypox was first named in 1958 when research monkeys in Denmark were observed to have a “pox-like” disease.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has issued a directive to the Washington State Department of Health outlining additional steps to address the rise in monkeypox cases.
MultiCare announced on Thursday that it was involved in a multi-company cyber-attack, and more than 18,000 people may have had their personal information compromised.
The nation's top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
King County Executive Dow Constantine will hold a virtual press conference, announcing proposed solutions to the growing demands on the behavioral health system on Thursday.
A Kentucky doctor called the trend 'the most dangerous I've seen in some time,' while other physicians weighed in, too.