Bill Gates joins a coalition of investors giving $30 million to find a “reliable, affordable” diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease.
The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.
An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald’s salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday.
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.
The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox.
Smokers won’t be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31.
An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness.
An uncommon but potentially deadly disease is on the rise in the United States.
Garrett Michael Matthias was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer nine months ago, but wrote his own obituary full of things he loved.
House Republican appropriators on Wednesday blocked a proposal to designate funding specifically for gun violence research — leaving public health researchers disappointed.
How often do you think how different your life would be if you knew, when you were a teenager, what you know now?
A New Jersey man who went into a river fishing for crabs returned with something else entirely: a deadly bacterial infection.
Nevada plans to execute a convicted murderer with a combination of drugs that has never been used before to carry out a capital punishment sentence.
Airlabs co-founder Sophie Power has devised a filtration system to help Londoners breathe easy.
Irene Teap was still bleeding. It had been 18 weeks since she had given birth to her youngest son, Oscar, but the blood kept coming.
Parents across the UK are complaining on social media that their babies are ill after using some Aptamil baby milk formulas.
The color of bubble gum, flamingos and cotton candy — bright pink — is the world’s oldest color, according to a recent study.
The Samoan government has launched an inquiry into the deaths of two one-year-old infants after a routine vaccination.