2015 Flu Season: New Vaccine to Work Better Than Last Year’s

The 2015 flu season doesn’t officially start until October, and that’s why doctors recommend people get vaccinated now. Those who got vaccinated last year and still got sick, take heed. The vaccine for the 2015 flu season is said to…

Joni Mitchell Improving, Still Hospitalized–What is Morgellons Disease?

Joni Mitchell remains hospitalized several days after being rushed to the hospital after a collapse. Doctors say her condition is improving. Her medical scare has prompted people all over the world to wonder about the mysterious disease she claims to…

Lyme Disease Kept Avril Lavigne in Bed for Five Months

Lyme disease kept Avril Lavigne bedridden for months. While the Canadian singer suffered in silence for most of the time, she tweeted a message to a fan a few weeks back that went viral and revealed to the world that…

Flu Symptoms Already Showing Up, Get Vaccinated Now

It’s about that time of the year again when flu symptoms start to appear in people all over the country. One way to prevent such a fate is to get the flu vaccine, but doctors say that it might not…

Ohio State Football Player Found Dead

The body of an Ohio State University football player who had gone missing was found in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday, according to authorities. Kosta Karageorge, a 22-year-old OSU defensive lineman and wrestler, disappeared Wednesday, and his body was found five…

Teen Driver in Deadly Crash Will Not be Cited

A Texas teen who was issued a careless driving citation after wreck that killed five of his family members will not face charges, prosecutors said Monday. The crash crash occurred on a Louisiana interstate, as the family was travelling to…

Norovirus Sickens 172 on Princess Cruises Ship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Sunday that 172 passengers of a U.S.-based Princess Cruises ship touring the Pacific have been infected with Norovirus. The ship in question, the “Crown Princess,” had a similar outbreak in April, when…

Ebola Quarantine Acceptable to New Jersey Voters

A poll conducted in New Jersey revealed that most voters agreed with Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to quarantine a nurse from Maine who had recently spent time in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders member Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone…

Ebola: Cruise Ship Passenger in Quarantine Over Scare

The U.S. State Department today announced that an American on a cruise ship is currently being monitored for possible Ebola exposure. The passenger is an employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where Eric Duncan died of Ebola last week. Duncan…

Mark Zuckerberg Gives CDC $25M to Fight Ebola

Saying we’re at a “critical turning point” in the fight against Ebola, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating a hefty $25 million to the cause. Here’s what Zuckerberg had to say…