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A third of young California children at risk for lead poisoning are not being tested despite state and federal laws that require it, according to a ne..
A third of young California children at risk for lead poisoning are not being tested despite state and federal laws that require it, according to a ne..
THE PERFORMANCE | We’re still not happy with Ray Donovan for saddling Abby with terminal cancer, but damn if Malcomson’s tour-de-force performance isn..
CVS Health is taking part in the war against the worsening opioid abuse epidemic in the United States. The drugstore chain revealed it will only allow..
Julie Shepherd ended up in the hospital earlier this month after her neighbor found her on the floor of her West Covina home, unable to move. Shepherd..
Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in..
In a study, researchers at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine (FMRP-USP), in Brazil, finds that the more frequent the mig..
Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial f..
After an election year marked by heated exchanges and the distribution of fake news, Twitter bots earned a bad reputation—but not all bots are bad, su..
Tissue staining shows group A Streptococcus soft tissue infection at the cellular level. (L-R) Uninfected mouse tissue and mouse tissue 48 hours after..
After an election year marked by heated exchanges and the distribution of fake news, Twitter bots earned a bad reputation--but not all bots are bad, s..
Washington, DC - Sept. 22, 2017 - Antibiotic use on people or pets, and use of biocidal cleaning products such as bleach, are associated with multidru..
CHICAGO--The nation's emergency departments had low rates of complying with recommended HIV and-----screening for at-risk adolescents, though larger h..
Erik Birkeneder is an intellectual property attorney at Nixon Peabody focused on digital health and medical device companies. When people without heal..
Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed..
WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump, gardener. The former model and Manhattanite traded her stilettos for sneakers Friday to plant, harvest and wash..
By Matt Reynolds Police shootings in the US frequently make local and national headlines, but there is no government-run database of the fatalities. S..
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will face an inspector general’s investigation into his reported use of chartered jets for at least two ..
FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows OxyContin pills are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. In a report released by the Cente..
BOULDER, Colo.--Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a potential new tactic for rapidly determin..
Despite an abundance of evidence illustrating that weight gain is caused by a complex cocktail of factors, obesity is often solely attributed to poor ..
Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in..
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spi..
Pres. Donald Trump’s contempt for climate change science is well known. Now we see that his administration has put on hold a study of the connections ..
A few weeks ago, Kathy Brandt’s 86-year-old mother was hospitalized in Florida after a fall. After rushing to her side, Brandt asked for a consult wit..
Stronger alcohol policies, including taxes and sales restrictions, have been shown to reduce the likelihood of alcohol involvement among homicide vict..
Cancer, which is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, arises from the disruption of essential mechanisms of the normal cell life cycle, such ..
Thanks to late capitalism, our society contains yet another potentially deadly irony: Death Wish Coffee, a brand of caffeinated brew that reeks of des..
When Zika first buzzed into the continental United States during the 2016 outbreak, Florida was hit first--and hardest--with 1,174 documented cases to..
Highlights From 2006 to 2010, almost two thirds of US dialysis patients received at least one opioid prescription every year and >20% received chronic..
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..
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted of murder before committing suicide in prison in April, was found to have a severe form of brain ..
Barcelona, 21 September 2017 - Cancer, which is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, arises from the disruption of essential mechanisms of th..
(Boston) - Stronger alcohol policies, including taxes and sales restrictions, have been shown to reduce the likelihood of alcohol involvement among ho..
Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalo..
Aaron Hernandez's fiancée has launched a lawsuit against the NFL and the New England Patriots in relation to the former football star's health, accord..
Valero Energy Corporation CEO Joe Gorder speaks during a press conference in 2014. Gorder and his wife, Lacie, will be honored Saturday at UT Health S..
BOSTON (AP) — Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traum..
BOSTON (AP) — Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traum..
BOSTON -- Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic..
Doctors at Boston University who studied the brain of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez determined that Hernandez had Stage 3 chronic traumati..
BOSTON -- Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former NFL player's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephal..
Vermont has targeted prescription opioids in fighting drug addiction, adopting rules that limit the number of pills that a doctor may prescribe at one..
BOSTON - Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic..
BOSTON - Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from sleep apnea that had not been diagnosed, the U.S. ..
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..
BOSTON (AP) — Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traum..
WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from undiagnosed sleep disorders, the U.S. Nat..
Antibiotics for common illnesses  Antibiotics for common illnesses  Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is w..