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The world remains highly vulnerable to a possible severe flu pandemic and governments should increase surveillance, vigilance and preparedness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have climbed by nearly 40 percent since 1999, and a study published Friday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine links that uptick to the economic downturn of 2007 to 2009.
The World Health Organization says millions of young people around the world are at risk of hearing loss from loud music.
Sleeping more than 8 hours a night?
There was a shooting at Florida's Bethune-Cookman University Monday, and 19-year-old Juanye Jones thought he was grazed on the ear by a bullet.
A 20-year-old autistic man won a $2.5 million lawsuit against a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Tuesday after his family and doctor say he developed 46DD breasts after taking an antipsychotic drug, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a hormonal contraceptive device on Friday that gives American women another reversible contraceptive choice as effective as sterilization.
A 4-year-old girl battling cancer in San Antonio, Tex., is checking off her bucket list with her mother, but she has just one wish left: to dance with Taylor Swift to her hit single “Shake It Off.”
When Kelly Williams was a junior in college, a sudden, unexpected diagnosis of ovarian cancer changed her life. Now, 13 years later, she’s involved with a nationwide fundraiser— Ovarian Cycle— to bring awareness and much-needed research support for the devastating disease.
UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest health insurer in the United States, is placing tighter controls on its coverage of hysterectomies after a device called a morcellator was linked to the spread of undiagnosed cancer cells.
Nasal-spray flu vaccines appear to be safe for children over age two who have egg allergies or asthma, say UK researchers.
An independent advisory body will decide in August at the earliest on whether to recommend widespread introduction of an Ebola vaccine, depending on results of clinical trials and the epidemic's course, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Preliminary results from the largest U.S. survey of tobacco consumption show a high number of people use multiple products, adding key data to the debate on the role of e-cigarettes in reducing harm from tobacco.
Officials in Northern California are warning Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters for a second time this month that they may have been exposed to measles on trains.
The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu - fragile doses got too warm
You text your friends, shop online and probably use a banking app instead of visiting a teller. But are you willing to email your medical provider?
It's not a question of if you should floss, but a matter of when. And correctly timing the daily habit can have a major impact on your dental health—here's what the experts have to say in SELF's March issue.
A drug derived from a Chinese medicinal herb is showing promise for combating Ebola infection, effectively imprisoning the virus inside cells so it cannot do its usual damage, scientists said on Thursday.
Consuming multiple cups of coffee a day may reduce an individual’s risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), found researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Last week I read an editorial written by a woman with Stage 4 breast cancer, the only type of breast cancer that kills.