New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
The syndrome is so named because of distinctive rashes that can develop.
For the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year — more than 23,000, or about as many as those killed annually by flu.
U.S. doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 4 out of 5 Americans every year, an alarming pace that suggests they are being overused, a new government study finds.
A new study finds that the average cough lasts around 18 days.
The presence of a strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to antibiotic treatment in North America could ultimately cause what experts are calling a “public health nightmare.”