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Common sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhea have exploded in recent years, the CDC says.
Sheen told NBC's Matt Lauer that it's "impossible" he could have infected anybody else. But is that true?
People who took a daily pill to protect against HIV were well protected against catching the virus — even when they had unprotected sex and caught other diseases.
Actor Charlie Sheen said Tuesday he's infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. But he's lucky enough to have access to treatment for it.
Researchers have found even more evidence that coffee can be good for you. People who drink regular, moderate amounts of coffee are less likely to die.
Burn victim Patrick Hardison is recovering after receiving a new face from a 26-year-old organ donor.
American kids are being hurt and killed by the spread of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs", pediatricians said Monday.
Plague is an infectious disease caused by a bacteria usually found in small animals and their fleas.
Doctors' and women's groups say a Texas law that purports to protect clients of abortion clinics does no such thing.
The FDA released new rules Friday aimed at making sure that fresh produce and imported foods are free of dangerous germs and other contaminants.
Researchers have found a new way to tell if a suspicious-looking mole is about to turn malignant using a genetic test.
A new government survey finds that more than 2 percent of U.S. kids have been diagnosed with autism - or 1 in 45 children aged 3 and older.
More than 100 women who blame their pregnancies on errant birth control packaging have joined a negligence lawsuit against several drug companies.
In the first 11 days of November, at least five young children were killed by guns in America, a rate that unfortunately matches a long-term trend.
Delighted federal health officials said Thursday the number of smokers has plummeted by nearly 20 percent in the past 10 years.
The European Food Safety Authority says glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto weedkiller Roundup, is unlikely to cause cancer in humans.
No new cases of Ebola were reported in Guinea last week. Officials aren't quite ready to say it's the end, though.