Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Two new studies found that the health care cost of smoking is higher than previously thought and that a governmental program has been cost-effective in getting smokers to quit.
A top health official says he’s “encouraged” by a $5.4 billion spending plan proposed by Congress to fight Ebola.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women ages 40 to 59 have the highest rate of depression of any group based on age and gender in the United States.
New guidelines state infant circumcision can reduce a man’s chance of getting infected with the HIV virus and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Study finds 55 percent of patients with dementia had gone without diagnoses or treatment until being personally interviewed for a survey.
Pets that have been in close contact with Ebola-infected people should be quarantined and — if they test positive — euthanized, according to new guidance issued Wednesday by a veterinarians’ group.
A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said she will continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers.
Amber Vinson says she checked with officials before flying from Dallas to Cleveland and back.
Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.