The death of country superstar Merle Haggard from double pneumonia serves as an important reminder, especially for those over 50, to be vaccinated.
Respiratory syncytial virus, better known as simply RSV, has arrived in the community.
The CDC has confirmed a sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus in the state of Texas.
Ok, admit it. You’ve bitten into a potato chip or cracker covered in onion dip, then dipped it again.
What if there were a pill that could help prevent HIV?
Over 100 different antibiotics exist on the market today designed to cure minor, as well as life-threatening infections.
Baystate is the only site in the western Massachusetts area participating in an international clinical trial testing whether statins can reduce the risk of heart disease in people with HIV infection, the REPRIEVE (Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV) study.
Dr. Mike Klatte, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Baystate Children’s Hospital, was interviewed by Western Mass News recently about an outbreak of norovirus striking some 18 school districts in the Reno, Nev. area.