Holder calls heroin 'public health crisis,' says medical responders should carry antidote
From boomers to seniors, 2 of every 100 Americans now have artificial hips, knees, study finds
Gallup finds US uninsured rate dropping toward lowest level since 2008; Hispanic sign-ups lag
George Washington University to receive $80M from Milken, Sumner for public health
A recent study made headlines when it claimed that eating high levels of protein can be as bad for you as smoking. Is this true? How much is too much?
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Monday called heroin a "public health crisis" and urged first responders to help overdose victims by using a counter-agent known as Narcan, which has been used in Prince George's County for years.
A Maryland lawmaker is proposing a bill that he says he hopes will help more drug overdose victims receive proper medical help in time to save their lives.
Supreme Court won't hear school dispute over 'I (heart) boobies' breast-cancer bracelets
Last call: Answers to 5 questions about the health care overhaul's 2014 enrollment deadline
For India's leprosy affected, stigma hinders efforts to fight the disease
Judge overturns Kansas medical board's revocation of doctor's license over abortion referrals
West Virginia senator seeks to reverse approval of new painkiller, citing risk of abuse
Health officials say 16 students have mumps in outbreak at Ohio State, more cases expected
Charity: Syrian health system on brink of collapse, relies on 'brutal' practices to save lives
Media mogul, billionaire Ted Turner recovering after being hospitalized in Argentina
Underground tests at New Mexico nuclear dump indicate no contamination in air following leak
From DIY tinkerers to hardcore smokers, e-cigarettes take off amid raging debate
You hear it all the time - people say they never suffered from allergies until they came here. But truth be known, there are no allergy-free zones.
Women focus of Virginia AIDS public health campaign
A research team has come up with a blood test that identifies those at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease within three years.