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The human papillomavirus (HPV) raises the chances someone will get head and neck cancer by at least sevenfold and maybe much more, researchers reported
Disease experts say the virus could reach as far as the U.S. Gulf Coast and suspect it could be behind a severe brain birth defect.
The ranks of Americans that make it past their 100th birthday is growing, according to a new government report.
"PTSD is a very serious problem, a complicated mental health injury and I would be extremely reluctant to blame any one person in particular."
The lead in water crisis in Flint, Michigan should come as no surprise. Almost the same thing happened in Washington, D.C.
Air quality across China generally improved last year but remains a "major health hazard," according to Greenpeace.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler revealed she has multiple sclerosis and has battled the degenerative disease for the past 14 years.
New guidelines suggest sharp cutback on antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections. Dr. Natalie Azar explains.
A new multi-layered football helmet helps absorb the force of impact and spreads it away from a single impact point. KING's Alex Rozier reports.
Women with menopausal hot flashes who get acupuncture do experience some decrease in symptoms, but so do others who get a placebo version of acu
Doctors should ask all pregnant women whether they have traveled recently to areas affected by the Zika virus, federal health officials said Tuesday.
One small city in Brazil thinks genetically modified mosquitoes may be the answer to fighting viruses such as Zika and dengue.
A father paid tribute to his son as an "inspiration" after the college football player died from an apparent blood clot following minor surgery.
Zika, which is suspected of causing severe birth defects in Brazil and at least one in Hawaii, is a tropical virus spread by mosquitoes.
Health experts have issued a travel advisory about Zika virus, which is spreading fast across Latin America.