Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk.
More than a dozen women who received a metallic birth control implant are urging health regulators to pull the device from the market, citing problems including severe pain, irregular bleeding and weight gain.
Most Americans will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis at some point in their lives, a blind spot in modern medicine that can have devastating consequences, says a new U.S. report.
Federal medical experts will take a closer look at a host of problems reported with the birth control implant called Essure, including chronic pain, bleeding, headaches and allergic reactions.
Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year. There were small increases in Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Utah.
Lutheran ER Statewood will be a key component of a 9,000-square-foot facility at the corner of Coliseum and State boulevards.
Fast food is considered heavy in calories, and scientists have pointed at drive-thru french fries and takeout pizza as contributors to kids being overweight.
The resident who came down with the disease recently returned from an area of Colorado that had reported plague activity.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued draft guidelines Monday recommending aspirin only if people meet a strict list of criteria — including a high risk of heart disease and a low risk of bleeding side effects.
Several years ago, before he started running long distance, Damon found a lump in his right groin.
On Friday, California lawmakers passed the Death with Dignity Act.
More than 9,000 tricycle-related injuries were treated in U.S. emergency rooms in 2012 and 2013, or nearly 5,000 each year, according to the study by researchers at Medical College of Georgia and Emory University.
The AWS Foundation gave a $200,000 grant to the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. to ensure Fort Wayne’s riverfront development is far more than just handicap accessible.
TPI is the latest in personalized golf coaching. It stands for Titleist Performance Institute
The study of government health surveys echoes previous research and shows numbers increased substantially between 1988 and 2012 although they mostly leveled off after 2008
Abby Hickman and Cameron Logan are expecting identical conjoined twin girls. They are connected from the upper chest to the lower stomach and share a heart.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that those receiving the funding are the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and HRS/Erase, Inc.
Needle exchanges are allowed under a state law approved in April amid an HIV outbreak centered in Scott County that’s the largest in state history.
People are encouraged to avoid getting mosquito bites by using insect repellents when outdoors.
The recalled patties were produced in May of 2015 and shipped to retailers in several states, including Indiana.