CDC Study: Deer With Tuberculosis Can Transmit Bacteria To PeopleThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning hunters that deer with tuberculosis can transmit the bacteria to humans.
Botulism Case Reported In Howard County, Health Officials SayBotulism is a serious illness caused by a toxin that attacks the body's nerves. It can be caused by eating contaminated food or beverages.
Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Rat Lungworm Disease Crashes a Hawaiian HoneymoonA California couple never thought an unwanted predator would travel home with them from their Hawaii honeymoon.
Deer Hunt Includes Expanded Efforts Against Wasting DiseaseMaryland's firearm deer season is opening amid expanded efforts by state regulators to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease, a neurological condition fatal to deer, elk and moose.
Case Of Tuberculosis Confirmed In CatonsvilleA case of tuberculosis has been confirmed within the Catonsville High School community.
New Cancer Report May Help Doctors ID Which Patients More At RiskA new national report on cancer offers a road map for targeting cancer more precisely.
Baltimore Health Officials Urge Parents To Vaccinate Kids Against MeaslesMeasles cases are on the rise across the country. Seventeen states are now reporting the illness.
Dallas Ebola Patient Dies From DiseaseAccording to health officials, Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning.
New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly DiseasesSomething as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
2 Cases Of Legionnaires Confirmed At Senior Community In BaltimoreAn alert from Baltimore health officials after two cases of Legionnaires' Disease are confirmed at a senior housing apartment building.
Fungal Disease Fatal To Bats Spreads To Half Of U.S.A fungal disease that has killed millions of North American bats is spreading and now has been detected in half of the United States, officials said Thursday.
Test Confirms 2nd Md. Deer With Wasting Disease The Department of Natural Resources says a second deer harvested in western Maryland has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.