A group of more than 300 patients, staff members, and visitors were contacted recently to be tested for a possible tuberculosis exposure at Lexington Medical Center “out of an abundance of caution,” according to hospital officials.
Health professionals are still looking into the products and chemicals that could be causing the vaping-related illness outbreak across the nation. But doctors are concerned the next few months could be challenging as the flu season kicks into high gear.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed a man from Cary died from Vibrio vulnificus, an infection typically caused by eating undercooked seafood such as oysters, clams, shrimp and scallops.
If you’re not a frequent runner who is taking part in the Tunnel to Towers race, Dr. Justin Knight wants to remind those running to know their limits to prevent common injuries when training for a race.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.
Officials from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) say two more restaurants in the Palmetto state could have exposed their customers to Hepatitis A, as a reported outbreak of the virus continues.
Do you remember your favorite part of summer camp as a kid? Well, Catherine Ray Tucker does, all thanks to the power of medicine and a camp for kids meant to inspire and give the experience of a lifetime.
As the debate regarding abortion and women’s rights continues to heat up across the nation, Planned Parenthood has staged a national ‘STOP THE BANS’ day of action protest to fight against restrictive abortion laws being passed in the country.