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The proposed walk-in facility would serve people before a crisis and create immediate access to services.
For the first time since the early 1900s, more Americans are dying at home rather than in hospitals
The deadline is looming but there's still time to use up the money you set aside for medical expenses
What causes Candida and the remedies available to treat it.
Doctors are reporting unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted tr...
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Running has its perks: Several restaurants and businesses around the downtown area are offering Rock 'n' Roll participants some exclusive deals this weekend.
A teen who was paralyzed from a rare neurological disorder is home for the holidays after spending 113 days in the hospital. She describes the major obstacles she faced o...
Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they believe they received inaccurate information
A pediatric flu death — the first of the season — has been reported in San Antonio as the number of people that have tested positive for the virus increases.
The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years
Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County
A National Institutes of health study found that women who dye and chemically straighten their hair have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't.
A government report says prices for prescription drugs edged down 1% last year, driven by declines for generics and slow growth for brand-name medications
Tufts University is ending its relationship with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin Purdue Pharma
Researchers say careless cellphone use can lead to facial cuts, bruises and fractures
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a showdown vote next week on her bill empowering Medicare to negotiate prices for costly prescription drugs
These are ways you can combat holiday eating without leaving the house.
Lawmakers in Slovakia have rejected a proposed bill that would have made it obligatory for women seeking abortions to first have an ultrasound and obtain the consent of t...
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia
There are over one million hernia surgeries every year in the U.S. alone, and 800,000 of those are to treat the most common type – an inguinal hernia.
Amnesty: Yemen’s war put huge toll on people with disabilities, on margins of society, excluded from badly needed aid
A restaurant on the city’s far West Side came close to failing a health inspection last month after an inspector saw an employee holding cooked egg rolls with their bare ...
Almost 40 percent of kids without a home are under the age of 18, and that leads to a new problem when it comes to health care.
If you already had a good Thanksgiving and maybe if you ate more than you had hoped to this year, the B.I.S.H. (Believers Inspiring Survivors for Hope) Foundation is hopi...
Loeffler’s syndrome is a serious, rare respiratory infection that can take doctors months to diagnose. In the most severe cases, that critical time can lead to organ dama...
New research finds that for women with very dense breasts, having an MRI scan in addition to a mammogram can led to fewer missed cancers but also to a lot of false alarms...
When newborns are infected with HIV, a new study suggests starting treatment right away is better than waiting just a few weeks to months
‘My grandmother taught me that:’ Food safety experts say not to wash Thanksgiving turkeys before cooking, even if relatives did
Utah set to become 19th state banning ‘conversion therapy’
Angela Perez’s favorite childhood memories are in the kitchen with her mother, Karla Scotty.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bl...
The governor of Massachusetts has signed into law a groundbreaking ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes
A New Jersey hospital says a kidney meant for one patient was mistakenly transplanted into another with the same name who was farther down the priority list
Doctors now have information on the best antiemetics for specific chemo drugs at their fingertips, every morning.
H-E-B is voluntarily pulling romaine lettuce and all products containing romaine lettuce form its produce shelves following notices from the CDC and the FDA, which warned...
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Health advocates are encouraging President Donald Trump to move forward with a federal ban on thousands of flavors used in in e-cigarettes
Amazon pulls more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous mercury levels off its website after pushback from Minnesota public-health and environmental activi...
A Milan hospital is exhibiting X-rays of women beaten or stabbed by men to highlight gender violence