The new federal dietary guidelines are not drastically different from prior recommendation in 2010
The therapy was once considered the most promising approach by the WHO
Learn about the various types of flu strains that you can catch this year. Plus, find out who is most at risk for complications and how to treat symptoms
More than a quarter century after the federal funding ban on needle exchange programs went into effect, it has quietly been almost completely lifted.
Zika typically causes flulike aches and rash, but the rapidly spreading disease is fueling global worries about tiny-headed infants and brain damage
In his announcement today that he was taking executive action to require more gun sellers to be licensed and to do background checks on gun buyers, Pres. Barack Obama also touched on the problems facing public health researchers who try to study gun violence and deaths...
Epidemic in dogs complicates push to wipe out parasite
Oregon analysis finds slightly higher death rate for babies born outside the hospital
Twelve alcohol brands among the top 25 preferred brands for teen black drinkers don’t appear at all on the top 25 for young white drinkers
The mosquito-borne disease afflicts millions, and has had no approved vaccine until now
A terrible earthquake, massive drought and nuclear power captured the imagination this year
Prevalence continues to mount for kids aged 10 to 17, poor children, and residents of the South
Liberia, the last country with active transmission of the virus, could be declared Ebola-free next month
Scientists discuss how agriculture and irrigation are changing underground water flows, rerouting them through contaminated ground
Predictions also suggest this flu season will be mild
Clinton has accused Trump of aiding ISIS recruitment, but she has also contributed to the problem of Muslim militancy.
Heavy drinkers age 18 to 25 who got texts before and after each weekend about their weekend drinking plans cut their alcohol intake compared with those who got no texts or more perfunctory texts ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the eased restrictions are based on the latest scientific evidence
Arsenic poisoning from wells is getting worse in India and other parts of Asia, harming millions while scientists scramble to find safer sources
The vaccine reduces the amount of the virus found in the camels infected with the disease