Southern California's air is getting healthier, and with that the chances of getting cancer from inhaling toxins has fallen significantly.
U.S. equity futures were higher as investors awaited the much-anticipated monthly jobs report, expected to show a labor-market rebound in September.
More than half of gay and bisexual men in the U.S. are not personally concerned about being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus and less than half of men with the virus are being properly treated, according to two new reports.
An attorney for the family of a California teenager who was declared brain-dead says doctors have found signs of brain functions and is seeking an unprecedented court order declaring her alive.
A 19th-century mummified fetus that underwent an ancient surgical procedure while in its mother's womb has been discovered by researchers in Italy, according to a new report
The over-prescribing of painkillers is fuelling nearly 17,000 annual deaths from overdoses in the United States as well as a rise in heroin use, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.
International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976.
A Ugandan doctor suffering from Ebola has arrived in Frankfurt from Sierra Leone for treatment in the city's University Hospital, local government officials said.
A gun-control advocacy group is stepping up its pressure on the Kroger grocery chain to prohibit open-carry of guns in its stores.
Mylan Inc. on Friday raised its third-quarter and full-year per-share earnings outlook, citing a a stronger-than-expected third quarter that included new drug approvals and launches in the U.S. The drug company said it now expects third-quarter per-share earnings to come in a range of $1.12 to $1.16, up from an earlier range of 90 cents to 95 cents, and well above the current FactSet estimate of 94 cents.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital released information Thursday night saying that there was an electronic error with recordkeeping on Ebola patient Thomas Duncan during his first visit to the emergency department Sept. 25.
A few months ago her future was blurry, but a team of South Florida surgeons have clearly changed her point of view.
Salix Pharmaceuticals is scrapping its merger with the subsidiary of an Italian drugmaker after the U.S. created new limitations on the tax benefits of incorporating overseas.
Despite a tough election, Quinn is embracing both the president and first lady.