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Health workers in Sierra Leone came under attack while trying to bury five Ebola victims, police said Saturday.
A jury convicted three people Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls.
When the video of Ray Rice punching his now-wife Janay in the face was leaked, the call volume to the National Domestic Violence Hotline was overwhelming.
The Adrian Peterson case is prodding some Americans to ponder: ‘If physical punishment from a parent is so damaging, why did it work on me?’
Thousands of health workers knocked on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday as a three-day lockdown began to fight the disease.
Angelina Jolie's decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests.
Eight people, including three journalists, were killed in an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in Guinea.
Think the world is crowded now? The population will probably hit 11 billion by 2100, according to new estimates.
President Barack Obama issued an executive order Thursday telling his administration to hurry up and do something about drug-resistant bacteria.
Half of Americans are still failing to get vaccinated against influenza, even though it kills thousands every year, health experts said Thursday.
The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law.
Parents want to know where the boundaries should be when it comes to educators and students using technology to communicate.
Testosterone replacement should be reserved for men with specific medical conditions, an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration said.
With a growing number of NFL players involved in domestic abuse grabbing headlines, some are starting to wonder about a concussion connection.
A medical missionary being treated for Ebola virus infection in Nebraska is almost better, his doctors said Wednesday.
Bacteria appear to be having the microbial equivalent of inter-species sex in hospital sinks, swapping genes that help them resist antibiotics.
Homework is back, and it is bending backs, too. It is a heavy load for a kid to carry, and I am as unhappy about it as my 11-year-old son.