Close to a hundred severe lung-related illnesses potentially linked to vaping, have been reported in more than a dozen states within recent months, spawning an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control into possibly connections between e-cigarette
Just a few days after the CDC announced it would investigate nearly 100 cases of severe lung illness linked with vaping, a Weatherford teen is sharing his story.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years, and it is not
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday.
Her advanced ovarian cancer could almost certainly have been prevented if she'd gotten a DNA test in time and had surgery, says the leader of a nonprofit focused on risks of BRCA mutations, especially for Ashkenazi Jews.
Without any known health benefits of fluoride to babies, and with known potential harms, expectant mothers should limit the amount of fluoride they consume.
The growing popularity of cocaine cut with fentanyl — known on the street as a speedball — or combinations of methamphetamine and fentanyl — known as a goofball — are driving a growing number of new overdose deaths.
I was a fat kid, and the learned self-loathing and sense of nobodiness that defined my childhood came primarily from diet culture.
Heads up, Las Vegas visitors: If you took a trip to Sin City earlier this month, you may have been exposed to measles.
Many who have their wisdom teeth removed are prescribed opioid painkillers – but there may be a better, safer option
A new type of blood test promises to predict a person's risk of dying within the next 10 years based on over a dozen different biomarkers. With 83 percent accuracy, it’s proving far better than any existing conventional models.
Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced.
Later this week, Ohio plans to drop nearly a million vaccine doses across 14 counties to inoculate the state’s raccoon population against rabies.
West Nile virus was detected in four more communities. A Tustin woman was confirmed as the first human case of the disease in Orange County this year.
The measles outbreak spreading across the country has spiked to 1,200 confirmed cases, according...