Sickness

  • Caribbean cruise ended after outbreak of illness

    1/27/14 6:53 PM

    The 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.

  • How to prevent colds and the flu in young children

    8/16/13 7:00 AM

    On average, the CDC says that elementary school students will contract a cold or the flu eight to 12 times every school year. That number decreases as kids get older, but officials say taking simple actions can drive that number down.

  • Life-threatening illness: To tell or not to tell?

    7/25/12 12:53 PM Comment

    There's no one right way to handle news of a life-threatening diagnosis, but how difficult is it for people to tell or not tell, and at what cost?