| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
If you're feeling sick, it may not be the flu. It could be the "vomiting virus" -- a strain of norovirus that originated in Sydney, Australia and struck New Zealand and France before sweeping the U.S....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Michael Moynihan at the Daily Beast: What follows are a list of words routinely employed by journalists that must..be committed to the “memory hole.” Exclusive ... Breaking ...A better word, with less urgency—so of absolutely zero...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Royal Caribbean International's cruise ship Vision of the Seas arrived at Port Everglades early Friday after several passengers and crew aboard had reported symptoms of gastrointestinal illness during a 11-night Caribbean cruise.
Cruise line officials...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A bad case of a norovirus, sometimes called the stomach flu, among several dozen prisoners has led to a quarantine in a division of the Cook County Jail affecting 700 inmates, officials said.
The quarantine means that the inmates in the minimum and...
| Jan 30, 2013
Apparently your tongue speaks volumes about your health without you saying a word. And this is why Lisa Lau, a Chicago herbalist, recently had me saying "Ahhhh."
But that was as far as the examination went with Lau, whose clients call her "Dr. Lisa."...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:41 PM
800 hundred people die from it every year in the U.S.
We're talking about the stomach flu.
It's sounds like a simple illness, but the Indiana Department of Health has detected a new, serious strain of it in our area.
It's also known as norovirus and...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning, a perhaps uncomfortable conclusion for health officials who want us to eat our vegetables.
"Most meals are safe,"...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:26 PM
People may be getting sick in restaurants and it isn't from poorly prepared food.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United in Miami reported on Wednesday that almost 90 percent of restaurant workers do not have paid sick leave. In addition, the federal...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Health officials say a new strain of stomach bug that's sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.
In the last four months, more than 140 outbreaks in the U.S. have been caused by the new Sydney strain of norovirus. These kinds of contagious...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Influenza isn't the only type of flu Hoosiers need to worry about this season.
The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that a new strain of norovirus, typically called stomach flu, is circulating throughout the U.S. and has recently made...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have pooped in the pool.
Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local public...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:50 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers have limited visitors, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to handle the feverish patients....