Health News

Legionnaires' Disease in Health Facilities
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning that some health care facilities may pose a risk of Legionnaires' disease.
Infection Tied to Swimming May Be on the Rise
A parasite lurking in some pools and water playgrounds may be infecting people more often, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Warning for Common Antibiotics Updated
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated its warnings about a common class of antibiotics.
Allergic to Penicillin? Here's What You Need to Know
Do you carry an allergy to penicillin? Research has shown that about 90 percent of patients with a history of penicillin allergy are not truly allergic.
Top 10 Items For Your Medicine Cabinet
What’s in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top 10 list?
An Update on Zika
Zika has been in the news since early 2016, but a lot has transpired since the virus first made headlines. Are you up to date on the latest news?
8 Top Health Questions Answered
One of the most common questions pharmacists receive is "Can I drink alcohol while taking my medication?" See what other questions made the list.
Sepsis Has a New Definition
Despite being a major public health concern, the definition of sepsis has not been reevaluated in nearly 15 years — until now that is.
A New Bacteria Is Spreading Lyme Disease
Only one bacterial species has been credited for causing Lyme disease in humans — until now.
When Antibiotics Are Necessary — Or Not
The common cold sends more people to the doctor than just about any other illness. Some patients need antibiotics, but it can be hard to decide which ones. That all may be about to change.