The battle against addiction to opioids is still ongoing.
Deaths in 1901 ware compared with deaths in 2014 to determine how different time and illnesses evolved.
It turns out that humans are not as bad as they think to be. Hurting each other is not something that is genetic but most likely because of factors such as changes in social environment.
The World health Organization has estimated that 6.5 million around the world have died due to air pollution in 2012, which accounts to 11.6 percent of global deaths during that year.
Authors of a study published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A detailed their analysis of three Egyptian mummies' skin proteins, determining the reason of their deaths such as cancers and other deadly infections.
The disease kills more people than the combined total of 60 other infectious diseases including HIV.
Medical errors are now linked to 9.5 percent of all deaths in the United States, behind only heart disease and cancer.
Illegal marijuana farms in forested areas of California are threatening the survival of a rare weasel-like species known as fishers.
Two deaths and 21 injuries resulted from a pair of lightning strikes just this weekend, reminding us how dangerous thunder storms can be. But just how much do we actually know about lightning? Nature World News drags these deadly flashes of electricity into the spotlight.
In an astonishing new report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that excessive alcohol consumption is to blame for one in 10 deaths among working-age adults ages 20-64 years in the United States.
Two recent deaths brought on by edible marijuana treats prompted Colorado to re-think its rules pertaining to these goodies, according to a CBS News report.