May 11, 2018 1:01
The World Health Organization is waiting for the green light from Congo's government to use an experimental vaccine to tackle a new Ebola outbreak.
May 3, 2018 1:43
A new method of testing for peanut allergies in children appears to be far more efficient and with fewer risks than the blood and oral tests that have been used for decades.
May 1, 2018 1:25
The number of Americans sickened each year by bites from infected mosquitoes, ticks or fleas tripled from 2004 through 2016, with infection rates spiking sharply in 2016 as a result of a Zika outbreak, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday.
Apr 27, 2018 1:08
A seven-year-old girl has had her leg amputated and re-attached backwards so her ankle can eventually replace the leg's original knee following a struggle with bone cancer.
Apr 24, 2018 1:52
A wounded U.S. servicemember has received the world's first penis and scrotum transplant. But doctors from the hospital say it may be months before urinary and sexual function return, if it returns at all.
Apr 15, 2018 0:35
Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalled from nine U.S. states after 22 people fell ill, the federal Food and Drug Administration has said.
Feb 17, 2018 1:02
The flu claimed 22 children's lives this week, according to the latest report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bringing the total number of child deaths to 84 this season.
Feb 15, 2018 1:25
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control on Thursday said that this season's flu vaccine is only 36% effective against the virus, and only 25% against its most aggressive and predominant strain.
Feb 15, 2018 0:54
McDonald’s Corp is removing cheeseburgers from U.S. Happy Meal menus and shrinking the french fry serving in one “Mighty Meal” as part of a new global plan to cut calories and make its food for children more healthy.
Feb 14, 2018 1:58
Researchers at Columbia University say a type of UVC light may kill the flu virus when airborne, thereby preventing the illness from spreading.
Feb 14, 2018 2:10
Since the legalization of medical marijuana in Canada, companies have been researching ways to advance it's use in replace of pharmaceutical drugs.
Feb 12, 2018 1:23
An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm species previously seen only in cattle, an indication that humans may be more vulnerable than previously thought to such infections.