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CHICAGO--The nation's emergency departments had low rates of complying with recommended HIV and-----screening for at-risk adolescents, though larger h..
Orangutans, like this one at Tanjung Puting National Park in Kalimantan, Indonesia, can also be found in the forests of Sumatra. Unfortunately, so can..
Tom Brady's claim that staying ultra-hydrated helps protect him from the sun's rays is raising eyebrows on social media. "When I was growing up, and p..
Ivanka Trump opened up about suffering “some level” of postpartum depression with each of her three children on “The Dr. Oz Show” on Thursday. “It was..
The research—conducted at an unnamed indoor waterpark in Ohio last year—found that high levels of chlorine in water can mix with patrons' sweat and ur..
Antibiotics for common illnesses  Antibiotics for common illnesses  Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is w..
Annapolis, MD; September 21, 2017--Three-quarters of counties in the contiguous United States present suitable environmental conditions for at least p..
BOSTON-- Routine and rapid hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing among young adults who use injection drugs improves life expectancy and may provide a good ..
A new study estimates employer-sponsored health plans spent at least $6 billion extra on infants born prematurely in 2013 and a substantial portion of..
A new study estimates employer-sponsored health plans spent at least $6 billion extra on infants born prematurely in 2013 and a substantial portion of..
Though every politician and both U.S. parties claim to be pro-science, that isn't reflected in corporate media coverage. The New York Times will publi..
FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami C..
An attorney for a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak urged jurors Tuesday not to be swayed by their emotions while prose..
In a startling announcement, authorities in New York and New Jersey reported Monday that they had confiscated a whopping 122 kilograms (nearly 270 pou..
A recent deadly outbreak of salmonella has so far sickened more than 200 people throughout the Eastern and Southern United States. The culprit? Madrol..
When domestic violence offenders are required to relinquish their guns, instead of simply being barred from owning firearms, the risk that those offen..
The opioid epidemic is pushing down the life expectancy in the US, new research says. Once a leader in longevity, the US has dropped behind most other..
Victor Pratt has been catching rattlesnakes since he was about 8 years old, so he considers himself somewhat of a pro. Earlier this month, while celeb..
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. T..
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. T..
Though black women are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, black trans women have been virtually ignored, noted Laverne Cox.  “We’re left out of ..
A new genetic testing kit that hits the market today is the most affordable, and arguably one of the simplest, ways for women to find out if they have..
At a time when the United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, many insurers are limiting access to pain medications that carry a lower risk o..
After watching his mother die from meningitis in a nationwide outbreak caused by contaminated steroids, Scott Shaw is determined to make sure somethin..
BOSTON — After watching his mother die from meningitis in a nationwide outbreak caused by contaminated steroids, Scott Shaw is determined to make sure..
PARADISE, Texas (AP) — Experts say people who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from a North Texas dairy could have contracted an infectious dise..
PARADISE, Texas (AP) — Experts say people who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from a North Texas dairy could have contracted an infectious dise..
It seemed like the whole hospital was in the operating room. The crowd had gathered with smartphones in hand, snapping photos and recording video, the..
Three interventions designed for follow up of patients who are identified with suicide risk in hospital emergency departments save lives and are cost ..
Are pooches causing you to poop? On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is one of several organizations investigating ..
I'm glad she's getting it out there for a lot who suffers from it. Who has trouble suffering from not sleeping? There are new ways to help get a bette..
Private cleaning crews and public health workers are mobilized on the streets of San Diego, working to stop a Hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed at..
The humidity climbing Thank you all. "The real housewives of Beverly hills" star Yolanda hadid is on a mission opening up about her struggle with Lyme..
Sometimes when scientists study things, they come up with results they didn’t expect, can’t explain, and may secretly wish they’d never sought. A new ..
NEW YORK -- A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back..
Jaime Lynn Hines washes his hands and face Sept. 5, at one of the hand-washing stations installed in an attempt to stop the spread of hepatitis A in S..
(Newser) – Texas has sicced the Air Force on a post-Hurricane Harvey enemy: mosquitoes. As of Tuesday, 1.85 million acres (that's about 1% of the stat..
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a 25 percent jump in the number of people living with epilepsy. The Balti..
NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-..
Dr. Tom Frieden is tired of the lack of progress in reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease and of infectious disease outbreaks. So Fried..
Researchers aim to determine whether or not light drinking is safe for pregnant women, including how much is fine. However, the consensus is still to ..
NEW YORK — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back ..
A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu ..
Researchers studying the impact of the flu vaccine in pregnancy have found a possible link between miscarriage early in pregnancy in women who receive..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating an outbreak of infections affecting people across seven states that it says may be lin..
During the nine months of pregnancy, many pregnant women have wondered -- would one or two glasses of wine really put my baby at risk? And, unfortunat..
Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is starting a new initiative to tackle some of global health’s thornie..
(Newser) – Don't look now, but those adorable baby Labradors and basset hounds you've fallen in love with might be getting you very sick. On Monday, t..
Apparently Kate Hudson thinks that women who have C-sections are taking the easy way out out of labor and childbirth. The 38-year-old, who appears on ..
(Newser) – Don't look now, but those adorable baby Labradors and basset hounds you've fallen in love with might be getting you very sick. On Monday, t..