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Marilyn Tavenner, former top U.S. health insurer regulator, will lead lobbying group America's Health Insurance Plans
The Ebola virus is still lurking and spreading undetected until it kills people in West Africa, WHO says.
Lyme disease is gradually spreading from the Northeast, and is becoming more common farther south and east, government researchers reported Wednesday.
Dakota Cohen, 20, a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Pine Bush Central School District of New York, describes the anti-Semitic bullying he endured.
Survivors of breast cancer with a family history of the disease gain more weight than their peers without cancer, a new study finds.
Treating more Americans with statins is worth the small risk of side-effects and would be cost-effective, a new report finds.
The world has made "extraordinary progress" against AIDS, slashing the rate of new infections and cutting deaths by 40 percent, a new report finds.
Would you know what to do if you saw someone choking? Jeff Rossen shows how to save a life when seconds count.
While some young players do get concussions when they head the ball, that number is very small compared to those who are injured by another player.
Temperature swings over the first eight years of this century changed the death rates in New England, researchers report.
Men who breathe in formaldehyde fumes as part of their jobs have triple the average risk of developing the paralyzing disease ALS, researchers report.
Abnormal results from certain prenatal tests may signal that something is wrong - with the moms-to-be, not the fetus, a new study finds.
Farid Fata overmedicated hundreds of patients with potent cancer drugs. In this interview, whistleblower George Karadsheh describes his first interview with the authorities.
While higher doses of psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin cause trippy visual hallucinations, lower doses may not cause the same impairments, anecdotal reports suggest.
A Missouri couple is fighting to regain custody of their five children, saying doctors misdiagnosed their baby's medical condition as child abuse.
The House just passed a bill that would raise funding for medical research and allocate cash so the FDA can approve drugs more quickly.
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has lowered the rate of Americans without insurance to less that 12 percent.
A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake died Thursday, as officials worked to determine a cause.