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The death of an Ebola-stricken woman in Liberia has prompted officials to urge survivors to abstain from sex temporarily.
You're famished for a bit of cheese, but you notice a blue spot on the chunk of cheddar in your fridge. Is it OK to slice off the bad part and eat the rest?
The Oklahoma Health Department confirmed its first case of measles in 18 years and the infected person is an international traveler.
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room
Pilots rarely use their aircraft to commit suicide and even more rarely kill others along with themselves, experts say.
The White House released a five-year, $1.2 billion plan on Friday to fight drug-resistant "superbugs".
Oklahoma has its first confirmed measles case since 1997, state health officials reported Friday.
Researchers find that more than 280 genes are involved in getting people to extreme old age — 105 and older.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is headed to the International Space Station for a year in a one-of-a-kind science experiment.
Congress may be mostly deadlocked, but the House of Representatives passed the so-called doc fix Thursday.
An American health worker being treated for Ebola has improved from critical to serious condition, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.
A new anti-smoking campaign features a parade of former smokers who want to save others from their humiliating health consequences.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in Scott County amid an HIV outbreak that has infected at least 79 people.
An HIV "epidemic" fueled by needle-sharing opiate users has infected 72 people in one southern Indiana county, state officials said Wednesday.
Researchers say they've narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself liver cancer: three drinks a day.
WHO and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman caught Ebola from a survivor she was dating.
The FDA approved a treatment to help anthrax victims even after they've started showing symptoms - a time that's typically too late to save patients.