Doctors are humans too, and they get burned out just like all of us. The problem is the stakes are high, as a survey reveals that physician burnout could actually be the source of many medical errors in hospitals and clinics.
After over two weeks trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand, rescue operations may soon get the boys and their coach back on solid ground. Unfortunately, the ordeal isn't over yet, particularly when it comes to their health.
The United States' measles vaccination efforts has kept the country generally safe from the contagious disease, but a child visiting Washington was recently confirmed to have it. Officials recommend residents to visit a doctor if they went to these following places.
The parasite outbreak that hit four states in the past month or two has been traced to Del Monte Fresh Produce, which has already been recalled from stores. CDC reports the latest count for cyclosporiasis cases reached 212.
Scientists inch closer and closer to an HIV vaccine, and Harvard University has just taken an important step. A new 'mosaic' vaccine was able to generate positive results in both humans and rhesus monkeys.
Psychopathy is still largely a mystery to the medical community and the greater pubic. In a new study, researchers show that psychopaths could have fundamentally abnormal attention mechanisms in the brain.
A woman was declared dead along with two others following a car accident in South Africa. Hours later, a morgue technician found her breathing and unmistakably alive inside a freezer.
Dozens get sick in Texas from the microscopic parasite Cyclospora that causes the illness cyclosporiasis. Health officials are trying to trace its source. Other outbreaks have been related to fresh produce such as cilantro.
Electrical stimulation to the brain may be effective, albeit controversial, in reducing criminal intent. In a new study, researchers zapped some brains and found that it affects violent tendencies in the participants.
Here's a win for caffeine addicts: apparently, drinking a few cups of coffee every day can actually help people live longer. Even more amazingly, decaf works just as well in boosting longevity.
Excessive underarm sweating can be an extremely uncomfortable condition, so FDA's approval of a promising new treatment for it is godsend. The Dermira-produced treatment is just topical wipes that patients can simply apply at home.
CVS Caremark and the Ohio Department of Health are being sued for unintentionally disclosing the HIV status of 6,000 people. The class-action suit claims that the state shared private medical information to CVS without an authorization of the patients.
Siblings and best friends Kalea and Noah Avery were diagnosed with the same brain cancer at nearly the same time, which is unheard of. While the tumors have been removed, the road ahead remains long and fraught with risks.
The Nipah virus killed 17 people in India's state of Kerala, but now the country is officially Nipah-free and monitoring has come to a close. To celebrate, a group of musicians and filmmakers put together a joyful Bollywood-style music video.
Skye Savren-McCormick, 3, brought wedding guests to tears when her bone marrow donor Hayden Hatfield Ryals tied the knot in early June. The two ladies, who only met a few days prior the nuptials, share a special bond.