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A new type of robot can perform tricky surgery at least as well as — and in some cases better than — human surgeons, researchers reported Wednesday.
Medical mistakes are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., behind cancer and heart disease, a top expert argues.
Infants have a much lower risk of getting influenza when their mothers are vaccinated against the virus during pregnancy, a U.S. study confirms.Doctor
A recall of frozen vegetables and fruit because of Listeria fears has been widened to cover more than 350 different products sold under 42 different b
Zika virus is going to start spreading in the U.S. and the country's not ready for it, experts said Tuesday.
The U.S. funds abstinence and faithfulness education in sub-Saharan Africa to prevent HIV transmission, but a new study suggests the investment doesn'
The best treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in young kids is therapy - for the parents - federal health experts said Tuesday.
Nearly a third of all prescriptions written for antibiotics are just not needed, according to a new report issued Tuesday.
Johnson & Johnson lost a second lawsuit when a Missouri jury ordered the company to pay $55 million to a woman with ovarian cancer.
The report from Common Sense Media, which studies children's use of technology, is based on a survey of more than 1,200 teenagers and parents.
People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors' group advised Monday.
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
Brian Ware collects thousands of used crayons, which he then melts down and reshapes into new crayons for children at local hospitals.
Beating, yelling and neglect can be passed from one generation to the next, but parents are often willing to break the cycle of abuse if they can.
The FDA reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses.
It's "Melanoma Monday" — time to check yourself. But there's one big spot people often miss.
There are various risk factors for different types of skin cancer, but some people have increased risk if their skin burns easily