- Haitians sue UN over cholera epidemic Updated: Mar-11-14 4:40 pm
- Pig virus expected to cause higher pork prices Updated: Mar-10-14 10:01 am
- Biologist: Vermont bats begin white nose recovery Updated: Mar-08-14 8:55 am
- 1880s Jacksonville couldn't flee yellow fever Updated: Mar-01-14 1:55 am
- NH leaders say addiction is driving crime Updated: Feb-28-14 3:17 pm
- Florida groups criticize UN over cholera lawsuit Updated: Feb-24-14 7:10 pm
- Heroin uptick in Mass. sparks national reaction Updated: Feb-24-14 5:45 pm
- White House drug policy adviser plans Mass. talk Updated: Feb-22-14 9:19 am
- Flu season waning; younger adults hit hardest Updated: Feb-20-14 3:39 pm
- Officials: Wausau flu death shows need for shots Updated: Feb-14-14 8:07 pm
- Wisconsin takes steps to slow spread of pig virus Updated: Feb-13-14 11:37 am
- Ancient skeletons dug up at Florence's Uffizi Updated: Feb-12-14 3:22 pm
- Grant to aid research on black HIV/AIDS epidemic Updated: Feb-11-14 11:41 am
- Mexico's kidnapping battle tested in farm town Updated: Feb-11-14 9:53 am
NEW YORK - Nearly 1,500 Haitians filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a cholera outbreak that health officials say has killed more than 8,000 people and sickened over 600,000 in the impoverished Caribbean nation.
JOPLIN, Missouri - A fast-spreading virus that can kill 80 percent of piglets that contract it is rapidly spreading across Missouri hog farms, wiping out entire nurseries in some cases.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A biologist who has studied the decline in Vermont's bat populations since white nose syndrome started killing tens of thousands almost a decade ago says he thinks the worst of the epidemic is over and at least one affected species is beginning to recover.
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - This is a story about death carts, orphans, yellow flags, mosquitoes and a battle for survival inside a diseased city.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's law enforcement and corrections officials agree an "epidemic of addiction" is driving crime in the state while taxing corrections and court resources.
MIAMI - Haitian community advocates in South Florida say the United Nations' lack of response to a lawsuit seeking compensation for cholera victims in Haiti is part of a pattern of evading responsibility for the outbreak.
TAUNTON, Massachusetts - Drug addiction must be treated as a disease and the country can't arrest its way out of a heroin and prescription drug epidemic, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske said Monday as officials gathered to discuss a recent spike in heroin overdoses in Taunton.
TAUNTON, Massachusetts - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is set to join President Barack Obama's drug czar in Massachusetts to discuss ways of curbing fatalities caused by prescription drug abuse and an epidemic of heroin deaths this year.
ATLANTA - Flu season seems to be winding down, and it's been an odd one.
WAUSAU, Wisconsin - Health officials say the flu death of a Wausau man highlights the need to get vaccinated.
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's state veterinarian banned spring weigh-ins for pigs competing at fairs and recommended pigs that any pigs shown be sent immediately to slaughter to prevent the spread of a deadly swine disease.
ROME - Work to expand the Uffizi Gallery's exhibit space has unearthed an ancient cemetery with dozens of skeletons archaeologists say might have been victims of the plague or some other epidemic that swept through Florence during the 4th or 5th century.
PITTSBURGH - African-American men who have sex with other men typically are more conservative in sexual behavior than gay men in general. So why are they far more likely to contract HIV/AIDS?
YAUTEPEC, Mexico - Gunmen grabbed a taxi driver near his home in this bustling central Mexico farm town in December and demanded a $3,000 ransom. His family paid but his captors killed him anyway.