Statistics from the CDC indicate the number of heroin-related overdose deaths in the U.S. nearly quadrupled between 2002 and 2013 and people who historically haven’t used the drug are becoming addicted, a fact that’s hit home for many.
The store has scheduled a news conference for Friday morning at a Cincinnati store to make an announcement regarding naloxone, which reverses the effects of opiate overdoses.
Tuberculosis testing has been recommended for nearly 400 students, faculty and staff at IUPUI after a student was recently diagnosed with an active case of the disease.
The study has made headlines because of an apparent spike in cases in Brazil where Zika infections and mosquitoes that spread them are rampant.
Health officials report the case involves a 30-year-old woman who returned to Cleveland after visiting Haiti and showed symptoms in late January.
When she lost her vision four years ago, 12-year-old Adeline Graf never thought she’d see again. Thanks to some amazing technology and the generosity of dozens of donors, her future is brighter than ever before.
A Purdue University medical entomologist says taking steps to control mosquitoes and prevent bites can go a long way to protecting public health and curbing transmission of the Zika virus.
A Fort Wayne ambulance provider has purchased devices that cut patient breathing revival time in half
A Fort Wayne couple had a trip planned to Cancun, but canceled it since they’re due in August. They said it was a hard decision, but not worth the risk to the baby.
The caution comes as the Zika virus, which affects more than 20 countries, has been diagnosed in America.
Surveys and focus groups are often common components to any study, but this project is taking its research to a unique setting and meeting teens and young adults where they spend most of their time.
The Executive Director of Sports Medicine for Lutheran’s Orthopedic Hospital previews the expo, set for Jan. 23 and 24.
The director of sports medicine at Lutheran Hospital demonstrates simple exercises, if done correctly, will improve a person’s core and imbalance.
The St. Joseph Central Elementary School staff member infected with Neisseria Meningitis has since been released from medical care and is now recovering.
Fewer than half of high schools and only a fifth of middle schools teach all 16 of the recommended topics.
Lutheran Health Network is hosting its 2016 Get Fit Expo to ensure a healthy new year. As a preview, registered dietitians at its Weight Management Center are offering their expertise on a healthy diet.
A general and 11 other people associated with a U.S. Army biodefense laboratory face potential punishment for failures that an Army report says contributed to the mistaken shipment of live anthrax to other labs over a period of years.
Lawrence County was under a public health emergency Thursday, due to hepatitis C cases that spread primarily through intravenous drug use.
Asked how Americans could help, Biden minced no words: “Demand collaboration from the scientific community,” he wrote on Twitter.
The trouble began in August when 64 customers in Minnesota were infected with Salmonella and about 100 people were struck by norovirus in southern California.