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Advocates for mental health reform say this notable victory is only the tip of the iceberg.
A doctor treating civilians in Aleppo, Syria says the closure of a vital highway has put 300,000 people at risk of death and starvation.
New York City Health officials say the woman contracted Zika during a recent trip to an affected area then transmitted the virus to her partner shortly after her return to New York.
An overgrowth of algae interfered with filters designed to disinfect water at a North Carolina waterpark where a teen caught a deadly amoeba infection
Zika virus is now just about everywhere in Puerto Rico.
Congress left Washington on Thursday and left undone must-do legislation to fight Zika virus and a stalemate over agency budgets.
A woman infected a man with Zika in New York, officials, say -- the first confirmation that sexual transmission of the virus goes both ways.
It only takes 15 minutes to drive from Houston's glittering medical center to the Fifth Ward, straight from the First World to the Zika zone.
Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese peop
Consumers wanting to know if their foods contain genetically modified ingredients will be able to find out now.
Victoria Eljach is doubly at risk of Zika — from her own travel and her husband's. Now she's pregnant, and Zika's headed her way in Houston.
Britain's Prince Harry took a HIV blood test live on video on Thursday to show how easy it is be checked for the disease.
Congress has just two more days to provide some sort of Zika funding to federal agencies. Emotions boiled over at another hearing about the impasse.
Congress sent President Barack Obama a compromise bill Wednesday aimed at curbing abuse of heroin and other drugs
Harris County, Houston, expects to be a hotspot for Zika when it finally takes hold in the U.S. Here's how it's preparing.
People who drink lots of soda or other sugary beverages may have a higher risk of developing rare cancers in the gallbladder and bile ducts.
Synthetic marijuana, or K2, is blamed for a recent mass overdose that left more than 30 hospitalized. What is the drug, and why is it so dangerous?
It's winter in Rio. The mosquitoes that carry Zika are not very active in the cool, dry winter months.
A new study finds people with certain versions of a red hair gene have a real tendency to lots of cancer-causing mutations.
Unique procedure uses tissues harvested from placenta to heal damaged eyes. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.