Measles sickens 19 in Washington state. Portland Trail Blazers fans may have been exposed

Contagious people also went to Portland International Airport, as well as to hospitals, schools, stores, churches and restaurants across Washington’s Clark County and the two-state region, county officials said. A public health emergency was declared Friday in Clark County, less than a half hour drive from Portland, in response to the measles outbreak. Of 19… Read More »

Plague: What to Know in 2019

Jan. 18, 2019 — Wyoming’s Department of Health has confirmed another case of plague in a cat, the third in the past 6 months in the state. No human cases of plague, spread by fleas, have been reported during that time, but public health officials are advising people to practice flea control for their household… Read More »

The ‘Planetary Health Diet’ Claims To Save Lives AND The Planet

We know what you’re thinking—another day, another diet. But, according to a global team of researchers, this new way of eating is more than just a fad. A new summary report released by EAT-Lancet Commission, a science-based platform dedicated to food system transformation, claims that the ‘Planetary Health Diet’ is the way of the future. The ‘Planetary… Read More »