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More cancer drugs than ever before are available. And they cost more than ever before.
A baby born in New Jersey with birth defects caused by the Zika virus was delivered early on purpose by caesarian section, doctors said Wednesday.
A new study finds that Americans are more accepting than ever before of same-sex canoodling.
For the first time in many years, the overall death rate ticked up in 2015, according to new federal data.
The FDA has asked food makers to put less salt in their products.
A White House office deleted language in a recently introduced tobacco regulation that would have removed flavored e-cigarettes from the market.
If you're stranded out at sea, how do you survive long enough for help to arrive? And when it does, what is the experience like?
The mother, who was visiting the U.S., contracted the disease internationally, officials at a New Jersey medical center say.
Thousands of Portland, Oregon schoolchildren are impacted by elevated lead levels in some school drinking fountains, but officials urge perspective.
General Mills is recalling 10 million pounds of flour because of suspicions the product might be contaminated with a dangerous strain of E. coli.
WDSU's Casey Ferrand reports on a New Orleans woman who's currently battling a flesh-eating bacteria infection after suffering small bite wh
A 17-year-old girl has died while undergoing female circumcision in Egypt, prompting health authorities to shut down the hospital and refer doctors for prosecution.
Thousands of pools across the country have to be shut down because bacteria counts are off the charts, the CDC reports.
The recommendation comes after scientists found the virus lingers longer than previously thought in blood or other body fluids.
Deep in the bowels of the Army's showcase medical research institute, scientist-sleuths are trying to find the next big superbug.