In the largest study ever to look at relationships between body weight and likelihood of developing dementia, researchers found that being too thin appears to carry the greatest risk.
The dollar rose against the yen and bounced from a two-month low against a basket of currencies on Friday, drawing encouragement from signs that a recent patch of soft economic data may be coming to an end.
Doctors and veterinarians in the southwestern United States should keep an eye out for cases of plague, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The largest U.S. power company by generation capacity logged a quarterly profit as a harsh winter helped boost electricity demand. The results also included an impairment charge related to the company's Midwest generation business sold to Dynegy.
Group therapy may work as well as medication to help keep depression from returning for patients who have already taken drugs to control symptoms, a British study suggests.
The No. 2 U.S. drugstore operator unveiled an 11% increase in quarterly net revenue, helped by higher revenue from specialty pharmacy services and an increase in pharmacy network claims.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin on Thursday signed into law a measure that allows for the use of a non-intoxicating derivative of marijuana in a medical pilot program to treat children who suffer from epileptic seizures.
The highly pathogenic H5 avian flu turned up in initial tests at five more farms in Iowa, including a commercial egg operation housing up to 5.5 million birds, Iowa's agriculture department said on Thursday.
A brain-dead woman was kept on life support for more than seven weeks so the baby she was carrying could survive, Omaha doctors said.
CVS Health Corp. reported first-quarter net profit rose to $1.22 billion, or $1.07 a share, from $1.13 billion, or 95 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
U.S. equity futures looked to rebound ahead of another data deluge including consumer sentiment and and update on the health of the manufacturing sector.
After roughly 40 years, U.S. health regulators are seeking data to see if the cocktail of ingredients in antiseptics used in hospitals, clinics and nursing homes are as safe and effective as they were once considered.
American officials are shutting down a special treatment unit they set up in Liberia at the height of the Ebola crisis last year.
Why on earth are we having a debate about the word “thugs”?