State and government officials agreed Wednesday to go forward with a new program designed to help streamline healthcare for 500,000 low-income seniors.
Children in families where a parent is deployed on active military duty are more likely to binge drink, use marijuana and abuse prescription drugs compared to children in nonmilitary families, according to a study from the University of Iowa.
An assessment of 16 studies found that individuals using technology to help them manage their diabetes are likely to see improvement in several key areas of their health, though not all.
A team of scientists have developed a new method of creating an entirely synthetic vaccine.
New research out of New Zealand suggests that DNA may play a role in determining whether a person ends up a smoker and how easily it will be for them to quit smoking.
Researchers made a groundbreaking discovery by developing a sort-of "ultimate antibody" - a single treatment that has been shown to kill every type of cancer it was tested on.
Nearly 7,000 patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon were urged to get themselves checked for HIV. The announcement comes after the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry and other agencies begin their investigation over the unsanitary conditions at the dental clinic.
Cases of valley fever have increased significantly between 1998 and 2011 in many south-western states, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.
Increasing fiber intake can lower risk of first time stroke, says a new study.
There are many parents, about one in four, who believe that vaccination can up autism risk and delay getting their children vaccinated. A new study has now found that there is no link between autism and "too many vaccinations at early age".
Food-borne illnesses are on the decline with some down as much as 40 percent over the last ten years, according to a study released by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new wave of anti-smoking advertisements Thursday in a continuation of its successful 2012 campaign.
A Florida high school girl claims she nearly went blind after contracting a parasite on her eye from wearing contact lenses.
A British couple gave birth to a baby weighing 15 pounds 7 ounces, twice the size of an average newborn.
Research regarding the health effects of coal tar sealant frequently used on pavements and parking lots has indicated an elevated risk of cancer in people who live near asphalt pavement sealed with coal tar.