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May 1, 2018
Clockwise from top left: The deer tick, which transmits Lyme disease; the American dog tick, which transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia; the Culex pipiens mosquito, which transmits West Nile virus; and the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits Zika, dengue and chikungunya. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the US
May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm
December 27, 2017
David Fogel with his surgeon, Jeremy Davis, right, and Michael Wach, a surgical oncology fellow at the NIH hospital. Photo for The Washington Post by Astrid Riecken
One man's choice: Life without a stomach, or dying from stomach cancer?
December 27, 2017 - 8:49pm
September 21, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg (R), founder and CEO of Facebook, and wife Priscilla Chan arrive on the red carpet during the 2nd annual Breakthrough Prize Award in Mountain View, California November 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3 billion to cure all diseases
September 21, 2016 - 2:39pm
May 18, 2016
ROB PORT: Valley News Live clowns do disservice to both sides of the refugee debate
May 18, 2016 - 1:15pm
October 25, 2015
Each summer, Game and Fish Department biologists count and classify all bighorn sheep in the Badlands of western North Dakota. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
DOUG LEIER: Pneumonia outbreak continues to affect N.D. bighorn sheep
October 25, 2015 - 7:00am
October 21, 2015
An Iraqi man suffering from cholera waits for medical treatment at a hospital in Baghdad, September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Iraq's cholera outbreak exceeds 1,800 cases
October 21, 2015 - 6:45pm
September 12, 2015
Health officials baffled by rise of 'rabbit fever' across U.S. West
September 12, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 28, 2015
Minnesotans do not appear to be letting bird flu concerns keep them from eating at the state turkey growers stand at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. Experts say poultry cooked properly is safe for human consumption, just like when bird flu was not a problem. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Poultry producers prepare for potential fall flu outbreak
August 28, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 27, 2015
Sanford Health seeks 30 volunteers to test ebola vaccine
August 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer
August 27, 2015 - 4:30pm
August 26, 2015
Texas teen contracts rare brain-eating amoeba infection
August 26, 2015 - 6:00pm
August 15, 2015
Hunter Boutain enjoys an outing at Target Field for a Twins game. Submitted photo.
Minn. was right to alert public about possible amoeba death, family of dead teen says
August 15, 2015 - 9:35am
August 13, 2015
Mike Barry, 50, of Fargo, N.D., describes how the Affordable Care Act has been a "god-send" for his well-being during an interview at his apartment on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.
Nick Wagner / Forum News Service
'A godsend': ND among top 10 states for reduction in uninsured rate
August 13, 2015 - 6:15am
August 5, 2015
File Photo
Minnesota congressman expects bird flu vaccine for turkeys soon
August 5, 2015 - 7:15pm
July 28, 2015
Seven cases of rabbit fever reported in Black Hills
July 28, 2015 - 10:03pm