(NEW YORK) -- The Zika virus epidemic of 2015 resulted in thousands of Brazilian babies being born with severe brain defects after the virus was transmitted to pregnant mothers from mosquitoes. It became a public health emergency around the ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The Seattle school district joined dozens of school districts around the country in the fall of 2016 by delaying the start of school. Under the new rules, instead of beginning at 7:50 a.m., class began at ... Read More
(ATLANTA) -- The E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce has been linked to a single water reservoir on a farm in California.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration identified sediment from a ... Read More
(BENI, Democratic Republic of the Congo) -- A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo just six days after she was born is now recovered from the lethal virus, ... Read More
(CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.) -- A Tennessee doctor has been charged in connection with "a massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme," authorities said, accusing him of preying "upon an already addicted population" and engaging in "reckless disregard for patient safety." ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A Chicago couple who previously suffered two miscarriages recently welcomed a healthy baby boy thanks to a breakthrough new fertility test which helps women struggling with achieving a successful pregnancy by examining the mother's DNA.
The ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- A new federal report shows the astonishing pace in which fentanyl rose to become the drug associated with the most overdose deaths in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the report Wednesday ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The National Institutes of Health said Thursday it has stopped procuring human fetal tissue for some research projects while it waits for the Trump administration to complete an audit of the role the tissue plays in federally-funded ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Don't worry -- it's possible to indulge in delicious Christmastime treats this holiday season without gaining the extra pounds by following some simple tips.
Nutritionist and health writer Jessica Sepel, creator of the JS Health brand, ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. officials said Thursday they are cautiously optimistic that romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli that prompted a nationwide recall is off the market, but are warning the public to still avoid eating lettuce packed ... Read More
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(NEW YORK) -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus is slowly opening up about her battle with cancer in the past year.
The 57-year-old mother-of-two was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2017. She completed three rounds of chemotherapy, taking time ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- From standstill traffic to airport security lines that never seem to end, travel stress during the holidays is nothing to ho, ho, ho about.You might be anxious about losing your luggage or making a connecting ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The stethoscope has long been an iconic symbol of health care used for listening to the heart, intestines, lungs and blood flow. But while it’s an invaluable tool that every medical student must learn to use, ... Read More
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(ITHACA, Mich.) -- A 9-year-old girl who almost gave up on recess because it took too long to bundle up has joined her mom in helping other kids around the world.
Zoey Harrison loves playing outside with ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Sitting all day has been proven to be detrimental to one's health -- so if you've got one of those standing desks, great.
However, if you think standing up at the old grind is going to ... Read More