A new study ranks the healthiest states in the U.S., and New York finds itself finishing behind two of its neighbors.
According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 13 to 18 million Americans have gotten the flu this season. Of those sickened, between 120,000 and 210,000 have been hospitalized and 6,000 to 17,000 people have died.
A 25-year-old woman who went to the emergency room complaining of chest pains and shortness of breath died shortly after leaving to seek help elsewhere due to long wait times, her family members claim.
The FDA is recalling some heartburn and blood pressure medicines that may present a cancer risk.
New technology is helping doctors find breast cancers that can get lost in ordinary mammograms.
Drug makers, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences and Biogen welcomed Americans into 2020 with price hikes on over 50 drugs on January 1.
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation setting aside $9.5 million for family planning services to counteract a Trump administration rule barring clinics from referring women for abortions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an ovarian cancer drug for the maintenance and treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to AstraZeneca and Merck.
Flu deaths have spiked in recent weeks, with the total number reaching 1,800 nationwide, including nearly two dozen children.
More than 8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the government said Friday, a sign of continued demand for the program amid persistent uncertainty over its future.
A Colorado teenager suffered cardiac arrest during a breast implant procedure in August and is now severely brain-damaged, according to her family, who filed a lawsuit against her plastic surgeon and nurse last week.
Blood donations are really needed around the holidays. Here are some ways you can help.
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
Some deadly diseases that seemed headed for eradication in recent decades have been making a scary comeback in the past 10 years.
High school athletes with aspirations to play college sports have an added pressure to stay fit and healthy. Now, more and more of them are going to regular physical therapy, even when they aren’t injured.
Former Washington Redskins Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers are among 10 former NFL players who are facing federal charges in an alleged scheme to defraud the league’s health care program for retired players.
Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established as part of a collective bargaining agreement in 2006.
The Nova Scotia Health Authority says it hopes to raise $8.1 million to pay for the popular da Vinci surgical system.
Ubrogepant, a new class of drug to treat acute migraine attacks, shows promise to treat patients who have previously lacked other options.
Harrison Pravder is a fourth-year med student doing magic. He is the cofounder of MagicAid, an organization dedicated to improving life at the hospital for children through performing and teaching magic.