Hugs Help Protect Against Stress and Infection: StudyHugging is common during the winter season as we celebrate the holidays and spend time with loved ones.
Unusual Respiratory Illness Confirmed in MarylandMaryland's health department says it has confirmed the presence of an unusual respiratory illness in children in the state.
Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes, Study SaysWhen it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
Study: Older Couples More Likely To Divorce When Wife Is Seriously IllResearchers suggest that husbands are not providing adequate care for their stricken spouse.
Caribbean Cruise Ended Early After Hundreds Become IllThe Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship's 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened with a gastrointestinal illness.
Va. Officials Forecast Arrival of Stomach BugThe Virginia Department of Health says statewide surveillance data show that the stomach flu is arriving just in time for the holidays.
Hepatitis A Linked To Frozen Berries Sickens 87 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen berry mix sold at Costco has grown to 87 people with illnesses in eight states.
Ex-Deaf Inmate Sues DC, Says He Was Mistreated A deaf former inmate in the District of Columbia is suing the Department of Corrections, saying he was mistreated while serving a 60-day sentence for assault.
Norovirus Outbreak Hits George Washington University; 85 SickApproximately 85 cases of norovirus have been confirmed by the George Washington University Student Health Service since Monday.