Study of 450 infants finds strong evidence that one episode of general anesthesia doesn't hurt a baby's brain development.
Scientists find that a NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert.
Blacks still die of cancer at higher rates than other Americans, but report says the gap is narrowing.
The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent.
President Donald Trump has tipped the scales and is now officially considered obese.
Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a life-size bottle of a highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to motivate sales reps into getting patients on higher doses.
Three more wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed against an Ohio hospital system and a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of pain medication for dozens of patients.
A new study finds a way for people to cut their risk of developing a dangerous superbug infection after leaving the hospital.
Health officials in southern Washington state say they have confirmed 53 cases of measles.
John Hickenlooper, the former Democratic governor of Colorado who's considering running for president, says he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually should provide it.
Federal regulators say their investigation wasn't able to determine the source of a E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
Eight people have died of measles in Ukraine since the start of the year.
Task force finds counseling at-risk pregnant women, new mothers offers a chance at preventing perinatal depression.
Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit, amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era.
A large study shows cigarette smoking rates for U.S. kids have stopped falling, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible.
The FDA says it plans to step up its policing of the growing dietary supplements industry.
Planned Parenthood is making an unusual legal demand to join California's criminal prosecution of two anti-abortion activists charged with invasion of privacy for secretly making videos as they tried to buy fetal material from the organization.
Utah has passed sweeping changes to a voter-approved Medicaid expansion, slashing the number of people covered and adding work requirements that the Trump administration is expected to approve.
Dozens of Dallas-area schools are among a growing number around the world that are teaching children how to spot the signs of depression in themselves and others.
Arizona is contesting a long-term care facility's decision to shut down the unit where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth.
The rape of an incapacitated woman is driving Arizona to catch up to 10 states with laws or regulations governing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse inside long-term care facilities.
Scientists hid a tiny shot inside a pill, a gadget inspired by a tortoise shell that can inject medicines like insulin from inside the stomach.
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