Kaiser Permanente Northwest is apologizing to nearly 6,500 members in Oregon and Washington whose blood was tested for HIV without their knowledge or consent.
Doug Yakich had a life-changing colostomy about two years ago. He hopes his essay will inspire a national conversation about ostomies.
Only months away from the rollout of coverage for uninsured Americans, Republicans on Thursday were making their 37th attempt in a little more than two years
Scientists are exploring how the malaria parasite itself may actually change a mosquito's behavior to make it more attracted to humans, as if controlling its
The health care workers were exposed to patients with the novel coronavirus, or nCoV, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Prominent critics say the American Psychiatric Association is out of control, turning common human problems into mental illnesses in a trend they say will just
Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina explored covering key surfaces in hospital intensive care units in copper alloy, and found that this is
You have all the tools you need to get the most out of your doctor's visit right at your fingertips. Technology can simplify your health care experience and
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast
A subsidiary of India's largest pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $500 million in fines and civil penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying
But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that there were far fewer illnesses overall, and fewer serious cases than in previous years.
The government has halted a study testing treatments for a brain condition that can cause strokes after early results suggested invasive therapies were riskier
In a surprise move Friday, federal health regulators denied a request by Endo Health Solutions to block generic versions of its painkiller Opana ER, which the
A newly discovered and often deadly virus related to one that causes the common cold has struck another victim, this time in France.
Researchers now believe they have discovered a way to track the spread of drug-resistant malaria, and this discovery may help to finally eradicate the disease.
Hospitals across the nation -- even those located just miles apart -- charge wildly different rates for the same medical procedure. A data set released by the