Annual report shows that Minnesota clinics are starting to take better care of minorities, but disparities remain.
North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a measure written by Republicans and backed by social conservatives that addresses a doctor's responsibilities if an abortion results in an infant born alive.
Breastfeeding, sleep training, food allergies: Parents navigate an onslaught of decisions, particularly fraught from birth to preschool when their own sleep deprivation and inexperience may come into play.
Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.
Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results.
Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including a doctor accused of trading drugs for sex and another of prescribing to his Facebook friends, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other drugs.
23andMe said response to the study by its potential competitor had been overblown because the site makes it clear that it is testing only for three of the mutations.
Some Georgia patients will soon be allowed to legally buy the marijuana they are already allowed to possess.
Health and wildlife officials are taking steps to prepare for potentially dangerous parasites that could gain a foothold because of Alaska's warming climate.
Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy classic "Life of Brian" are being somewhat overshadowed by the health news of member Terry Jones.
The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for shooters they didn't know had already died by their own hands.
Wisconsin wildlife officials should again offer bounties for deer carcasses infected with chronic wasting disease as the ailment continues to sweep unabated across the state, two-thirds of outdoor enthusiasts who responded to a survey last month said.
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People struggling with chronic diseases joined doctors and other advocates in making the case Wednesday for a bipartisan proposal in the Wisconsin Legislature designed to make it easier for patients to get needed prescription drugs even when insurance companies force them to try less-expensive alternatives first.
Wisconsin's popular prescription drug program for senior citizens has been granted approval to continue operating for at least another decade.
A Colorado alien abduction author and convicted sex offender says he has an "extremely contagious" disease that prevents him from appearing in court.
Stanford University has cleared three faculty members of any wrongdoing in dealings with a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first…
A former New Jersey paramedic is suing a health care company for wrongful termination after he practiced holistic medicine on a patient who refused traditional treatment.
How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients who then died?
A Kentucky woman is suing an Indiana-based company that issued a recall last week for melon products linked to a salmonella outbreak.