Federal researchers have reported — repeatedly — on worrisome increases in deaths from suicides and drug overdoses. And they have noted the bulk of those deaths have been white and middle-aged.
Subpar treatment puts teens at risk for infections including HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhea, along with unwanted pregnancies.
As of Friday, three people in the Portland area and 19 people in western Washington had become sick from E. coli.
The industry acknowledges medical devices designed specifically for children often lag five years to 10 years behind new technology for adults, and Food and Drug Administration statistics illustrate the disparity.
The Indiana State Department of Health reports nearly a 53 percent increase in the past year of syphilis cases and is urging health officials to be on alert.
Roger Schwertfager thought when he fell down one night he was just tired. It wasn’t until the next day he realized he had a stroke.
The Indiana State Department of Health reported the death Wednesday morning. Overall, flu activity is said to be minimal
While that extra hour of sleep may be nice for some this weekend when Daylight Saving Time ends, for your little ones it may mess up their sleep schedule.
In peak hot dog season — which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day — Americans typically eat 7 billion hot dogs, according to the NHDSC.
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The update moves the society closer to guidelines from an influential task force that recommends starting routine screening at age 50.
Weight Watcher’s shares soared $5.09, or 75 percent, to $11.88 in premarket trading about an hour before the mart open.
The recall involves bags of spinach distributed in 13 states including Indiana and Ohio because of a possible health risk from Salmonella.
Steven Assanti wants to have gastric bypass surgery. At 6 feet 1 inch tall, he said he must slim down to 550 pounds to be eligible. After, he hopes to eventually drop to 180 pounds.
There have been complaints of low staffing levels, low pay and troublesome attendance policies.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is urging residents to reduce their risk of lung cancer by having their homes tested for the naturally-occurring radioactive gas responsible for more than 2,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States.
Public health advocates told an Indiana legislative committee there’s no scientific consensus on whether electronic cigarettes pose any health risks even as a growing number of youths are trying them.
FDA officials say research shows young people who identify with hip-hop are more likely to smoke than their peers.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Health Department unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling for a needle-exchange program to slow the spread of hepatitis C among intravenous drug users.
The number of students dealing with homeless has risen dramatically in Indiana during the last five years. Local school districts have support staff in place to help serve those most in need.