A Zika vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has cleared the first phase of clinical trials. Findings were published in The
President Donald Trump announced huge cuts to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments in Utah today
A team of Canadian researchers that studied so-called predatory journals is suggesting a 'co-ordinated response' from scientists, institutions and patients to combat the spread of
Doctors in Dallas say it took over a year to determine if a woman who received a womb transplant would become the first in the U.S. to give birth.
A new U.S. study has found that living near a busy road is associated with peripheral artery disease and high blood pressure in those already at high risk for heart disease, adding
Quebec has announced that it will be investing $35 million to begin providing psychotherapy treatments for those suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mental health
Diabetes Canada and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation obtained an internal Canada Revenue Agency memo outlining a new procedure to assess disability tax credit
Health groups joined forces on Sunday with the Conservative opposition to accuse the Liberal government of trying to raise tax revenue on the backs of people with diabetes.
The manufacturer of the first approved vaccine for dengue has warned it could worsen the mosquito-borne disease in people who have not previously been infected.
New research suggests focusing on liberty and purity to reach vaccine-hesitant parents.
Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another explanation: an essential nutrient called choline may do it.
Telemedicine has long struggled with consumer awareness and adoption. That's finally starting to change.
Learning to write in cursive teaches kids to be better spellers and activates both left and right brain regions
People who are over-burdened often make time for everybody and everything but themselves, and that takes a toll.
Those who got the recommended amounts of exercise had an 11 percent lower risk of heart failure.
The outreach program, created by the American College of Surgeons and federal partners after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, teaches citizens like business
Drugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans health care needs with prescription drugs,
Spending on urine screens and related genetic tests quadrupled from 2011 to 2014 to an estimated $8.5 billion a year, according to a KHN analysis.
Though some mental health professionals have been publicly declaring that President Trump is mentally unstable, such statements could alienate people who support the president,
Doctors at Baylor University say a woman born without a uterus has delivered a baby after a successful transplant, the first time the surgery has worked outside of the Swedish
Philadelphia Department of Public Health officials temporarily closed 23 restaurants, markets and stores between Nov. 16 and Nov. 30.
The book selection team offers its picks for gift giving this season.
Facebook on Monday announced it would be rolling out a preview of Messenger Kids in the United...
New theories are challenging a long-standing notion that the difficulty of childbirth is simply an evolutionary trade-off.
Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.
Is there a way to prevent mass shootings like the one in Sutherland Springs, Texas? Let's start by treating violence like a disease, says Dr. Gary Slutkin.
The risk of cervical cancer in women with IUDs was one-third lower than women without them, said the review in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, which included 16 previous
Studies show that injuries and illnesses rise when the clocks change. Some states may end the practice; others could make it permanent.
The global gag rule, which every Republican administration has enacted since Reagan, bans international organizations that receive US aid money from providing abortions or
President Donald Trump cut US funding to any international organization that administers or even discusses abortion with its patients. A Kenyan health group is traveling across the
A move by the Ontario government to limit the prosecution of HIV-positive people who don't disclose their status to sexual partners is being called a step in the right direction by
Canadian researchers say they may soon be able to easily identify adults who are on the path to Alzheimer’s disease, using a tool that works in a similar way to a pediatrician’s
When a patient arrives at hospital unconscious, it’s assumed that doctors should do all they can to revive her or him. But what if that patient has the words “Do Not Resuscitate”
Baltimore’s prestigious medical centers make millions from emergency treatment, hospital records show.
That puts health care for millions of American children at risk.
Patients also may find the CVS-Aetna combination much more involved in managing their care, especially for those with expensive chronic conditions
No one knows what the future of health care will look like, but retirees can still plan for tomorrow based on things they know today.
"Over the next couple of years, you'll see a dramatic change," CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo says.
A hospital official says that the first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States has occurred.
Once diagnosed with depression, patients frequently face the question: "Are you interested in therapy, medications or both?"