Health Officials Confirm Measles Cases In Sacramento County
Sacramento County Public Health confirmed two cases of measles in a Sacramento County family with a recent history of international travel. There was minimal exposure to the public and all potentially exposed individuals have been notified.
How & why anti-vaxxers are working to undermine public health officials in measles outbreak...
Lena Sun -- Health Reporter -- The WASHINGTON POST, talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from Washington
'We work tirelessly to save lives': Delaware's top public health official testifies at DC hearing...
Washington turns its focus to the opioid crisis, with some input from Delaware.
Top Milwaukee health officials aware of issues months before public
The Milwaukee Health Department still making changes to leadership, as the I-Team discovers Milwaukee's top health official knew children were sent home to unsafe homes long before the city took action.
Health officials investigate 14 cases of Salmonella infection
Preliminary investigations found a possible link to poke that contained limu from a seaweed farm on Oahu
Benton Harbor Public Safety Launches Anonymous Tip App
Letting police in Benton Harbor know of crimes is now easier for smartphone users. The city has released its Tip411 mobile app called Benton Harbor DPS, which can be found in the Google Play Store and Apple
State Health Officials Say Don't Eat The Oysters
The California Department of Public Health is advising that you not to eat raw oysters.
Illinois health officials offer tips to avoid tick bites
Public health officials say it's time to take precautions against tick bites with the weather warming up.
Health Officials Trying To Figure Out How 3 Kids Got The Measles
The Department of Health says two children, both two-years old, are sick. They live in Hennepin County and were not vaccinated.
JoCo Public Health: Protect wells, groundwater before floodwaters hit
Johnson County Public Health officials are reminding County residents, who have private wells on their property that might be in danger of being flooded, to take precautions now to protect their wells.
Top Michigan health official to face trial on manslaughter charges
The judged issued a ruling Monday sending the criminal case to a full trial. The ruling means the judge believes there is enough valid evidence for a jury to consider.
What Are the Public Health Consequences of Legalizing Marijuana?
Legalizing and allowing profit-maximizing firms to produce, sell, and advertise recreational marijuana would likely increase marijuana consumption. But how would this increased consumption influence the use of other substances?
Health officials raise concerns about hepatitis A outbreak
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials are raising concerns that a hepatitis A outbreak in Missouri could worsen if the liver disease spreads to urban areas.
Health Officials to Detroiters: Watch What Fish You Eat from the River
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging people to watch the amount of fish they consume from the Detroit River A study conducted by the department shows that people who ate two meals a month with fish from the river had higher levels of mercury and PCB in their blood than participants in a study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Angela Minicuci, a spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says consumers should pay attention…
Slip, Slop, Slap, Wrap: Health officials offer sun safety tips
BOZEMAN – Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest times for fun outdoor activities, out on the water, out on the beach, wherever. With so many people getting out to enjoy this summer holiday comes more concern about another danger: sun exposure. The Gallatin City-County Health Department says that skin cancer is the number …
How Public Health Recordkeepers Struggle With Tracking Synthetic Opioids
As more people die of overdoses — sometimes after unknowingly using highly potent opioids — public health officials are also struggling for clarity.
Kalamazoo County health officials move forward with pesticide spraying amid EEE concerns
Kalamazoo County health officials are moving forward with countywide aerial pesticide spraying. The statepreviously proposed assistance to combat growing concerns of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Kalamazoo County Commissioner Mike Quinn, who represents the county's 10th District, said the board was informed of the decision Friday morning. Quinn said on Friday the spraying could happen as early as Sunday, Sept. 29 or Monday, Sept. 30.
Health officials give advice on who should get booster shots as measles cases spread
If you were born between 1963 and 1991 and received a measles vaccine, health officials say you could be at risk of contracting the disease.
'Rise of the e-cig and Juul': Public health educating parents, school staff on kids vaping trends
Public Health Madison and Dane County is scheduling presentations called Rise of the E-Cigarette and Juul at local high schools to talk to parents and school staff about the popularity and dangers of vaping.
Should porn be classified as a public health crisis? Arizona lawmakers are moving in that...
Dustin Gardiner -- Legislative Reporter -- The ARIZONA REPUBLIC, talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from Phoenix, AZ