Philippines: Second Case of Mers Alerts Authorities


MANILA, Philippines: Health Authorities report that a 36-year-old foreigner from the Middle East has been placed under quarantine after testing positive for the MERS virus. While the patient’s home country has not been immediately disclosed, people who may have come in close contact with the foreigner are being tracked according to Philippine’s Health Secretary Janette […]

Didn’t Think Binge Drinking Was Fatal? New Trends Suggest Otherwise


According to the latest Vital Signs report released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, drinking proved to be fatal for 2,200 people each year. Binge drinking is a common norm for people across the U.S. but death rates have been steadily increasing. Excessive ingestion of alcohol can produce alcohol poisoning and lead to death […]