Arizona seeing surge of hepatitis A cases, health officials say

Hepatitis A: How is it spread? Hepatitis A is a liver infection that is highly contagious. Find out how to prevent contracting it and what can be done if you’re exposed PHOENIX – Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix, health officials say. The outbreak of the viral […]

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Scientists say race is not a legitimate category in medicine

‘Race is not biological, it’s a social construct’: Scientists say ethnicity does NOT determine health risks – and doctors who say so are just fueling ‘racial prejudice’ New research adds fuel to the firey debate about race and genetics Experts told a conference we should not use race as a risk factor for health They say differences between racial groups […]

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Oysters harvested in California sicken more than 40, officials say

At least 41 business have been affected by the Hod Island Oyster Company recall. (iStock) California health officials said Wednesday dozens of people have been sickened after eating raw oysters harvested in Tomales Bay, which is located in the northern part of the state. At least 43 people have fallen ill after eating the oysters, four of whom tested positive for […]

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