Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Medical marijuana use has cut overdoses on pain killers by 25 percent, says the study.
More than three-quarters of parents perceived their overweight children as “about the right weight,” according to a new study that reveals parents today are far less capable of realizing when their children are overweight or obese.
Nearly four-in-ten (39 percent) U.S. adults are concerned that there will be a large outbreak of the Ebola virus, and more than one-quarter (26 percent) are concerned that they or someone in their immediate family may get sick with Ebola in the next year.
In a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus.
The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the “experimental serum” that two American patients with Ebola received, is in very limited supply and won’t be available for general use.
The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.
U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.
Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.