(NEW YORK) -- The children of low-income mothers who benefit from the federal government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children are one-third less likely to die during their first year of life than babies born ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- More than 140,000 people around the world died of measles last year, most of them children under the age of 5, according to a report published by the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and ... Read More
()SAN DIEGO) -- Seven people in San Diego have died from a flesh-eating bacterial infection linked to black tar heroin use, according to local health officials.
Over the last two months, nine people were admitted to San Diego hospitals ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- As cellphones became an omnipresent part of life over the past two decades, head and neck injuries associated with the devices spiked dramatically, according to a new study.
Injuries were infrequent until 2007, but as ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- More than 100 people across the U.S. have been infected with E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, according to federal officials.
The Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state health authorities say evidence ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in decades, the House of Representatives is shining a light on making cosmetics safer.
On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing entitled "Building Consumer ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration unveiled a new program to provide HIV prevention medication to people without prescription drug coverage as a part of the president's ambitious effort to eradicate the virus in America by 2030.
The government's Ready, ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The use of hair dye and chemical hair straighteners may be associated with a higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.
The study, published Tuesday in the International Journal of Cancer
, is ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- "Rockin' around the Christmas tree" or going to a "Christmas party hop" make for good holiday song lyrics but are the stuff of holiday nightmares for people who identify as introverts.
A night out making small ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Abrea Hensley and her miniature therapy horse, Flirty, are quite the sight. Whether at the grocery store or in the park, Flirty attracts a lot of attention.
"Going out with Flirty is definitely one of the ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Warmer temperatures wrought by climate change could put women at risk for giving birth early, according to new research.
The research adds to existing knowledge on health complications tied to extreme temperatures. High air temperatures ... Read More
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
(NEW YORK) -- There must be something in water at St. Elizabeth's Healthcare in Kentucky, as 22 labor and delivery hospital staffers were all pregnant at the same time this year.
Among the group of physicians, nurses ... Read More
The fall finale of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," aired on Nov. 21, 2019. - Kelsey Mcneal/ABC
(New York) -- A Grey's Anatomy
episode that aired in March made headlines for its focus on sexual assault. According to a new study
, ... Read More
(TAHOE CITY, Calif.) -- Anna Faris has added the men and women of the North Tahoe Fire Department to the list of people she's grateful for this holiday season.
In a tweet last week, the actress, whose family rented ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- It's been a whirlwind decade for reproductive health.
The country has simultaneously witnessed women's access to health services expanded, through cancer-preventing vaccines and no-cost contraception, as well as limited by the unprecedented rise in abortion restrictions ... Read More