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The stomach cancer that killed 9/11 survivor Marcy Borders is one of dozens covered by a federal fund for survivors of the attack and disaster that followed.
Marijuana doesn't appear to shrink important regions of the brains of users, but a study published Wednesday shows something possibly more subtle and
Technology helps mothers who can't be in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit bond with premature babies. KUSA's Steve Staeger reports.
The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, hands bandaged but working.
Dr. Sean Orr, the subject of an NBC News investigation, says he wants to focus on his family and his legal problems.
More than 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon has been recalled after people reported becoming unwell after eating certain items.
The study may dispel the belief that taking omega-3 supplements can protect the brain from cognitive decline and dementia.
Doctors should think about the possibility of plague when they see patients with flu-like symptoms this summer, the CDC advises.
Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothin
A year ago, the Internet was inundated with what may have been the online equivalent of the largest chain letter ever — the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Imagine getting your flu vaccine as a pill, in the mail. Or getting just one shot that would protect against all of the different flu strains.
The next few days are crucial for hundreds of thousands of customers at risk of losing financial aid when they renew coverage for 2016.
With second cancers on the rise, doctors and patients are forced to come up with new ways to handle that second, third or fourth diagnosis.
Advocates worry that new laws will cut supply and raise prices for Washington state's medical marijuana users.
Former president Jimmy Carter says he has melanoma that has spread not only to his liver but to his brain.
More than three out of four dispensaries in the city are operating without licenses, according to police and to a UCLA study.
Nearly 41 million American adults wear contact lenses and virtually every single one is doing something to get germs in their eyes.
Health officials have identified a cooling tower at a New York hotel as the source of the Legionnaires' spike that has sickened more than 120 people.
Former President Jimmy Carter will begin radiation treatment for several melanoma spots on his brain Thursday afternoon.