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Spring is finally here and the Washington area has already had some summer-like days. Now is the time to gear up for mosquito season. So what kind of a season can residents expect?
You may not be missing out if you spot runners speed past you along a sidewalk or bike trail. A new study shows walkers get similar health benefits as those who jog or run.
A Maryland man has died from rabies, contracted from an organ transplant, but a local transplant network says there are many safeguards in place that make the transmission of diseases through life-saving transplants very rare.
Chicken pox is considered a childhood disease but adults can contract the virus and health experts recommend that adults who managed to escape the itchy condition as a child be vaccinated to guard against the illness.
The bone-chilling temperatures that have lingered in the air over the past week are expected to continue in the coming days and health officials are warning everyone to stay alert and remain vigilant to ward off potential health dangers.
At least 11 workers at U.S. biological laboratories were infected with dangerous pathogens from 2004 to 2010, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in a report on security measures stemming from the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks.
Doctors are noticing a disturbing trend this flu season - an unusually large number of people who received flu vaccinations are still getting sick.
One thing is for certain when it comes to the flu: If you have it, someone gave it to you.
The flu season this year has been a deadly one, with 18 children who have already died from influenza-related illness since its beginning.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.