States that have embraced the health care law continued to outperform those where political opposition remains strong.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus.
However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says birth control pills remain the most popular contraceptive method nationwide.
The bill would require the training for all coaches and assistant coaches in fifth through twelfth grade for all types of sports.
Exposing infants like these to peanuts before age 1 actually helped prevent a peanut allergy, lowering that risk by as much as 81 percent.
Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
America’s biggest tobacco companies say they are ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes.
The Liberia leader pointed out a need for clean water, roads to access facilities and power projects to keep hospital equipment running.
With a growing number of parents in Indiana abandoning their newborns and leaving them to die, a local woman who was abandoned at birth is working to change Indiana’s Safe Haven law.
That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.
An 18-year-old student is struggling to survive after he was infected by a “superbug” outbreak tied to contaminated medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital, his attorney said.
California, which is running its own insurance market, just announced a similar problem affecting about 100,000 people in that state.