E-cigarettes began to appear in the United States in late 2006, but marketing has exploded in recent years. The devices heat liquid nicotine into a vapor.
According to The Joint Commission, five of Lutheran Health Network’s hospitals were named a ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.’
Results of an initial U.S. safety study proved promising enough that next-step testing should begin in Liberia and Sierra Leone by January.
More than 7 million people have signed up for private health insurance under the system introduced last year for those who were uninsured or had policies considered substandard.
The facility will offer emergency services, outpatient care and physician offices.
In 2011, the Indiana infant mortality rate was 7.7 deaths per 1,000 live births, the sixth highest in the nation.
Despite reports that the number of infections is slowing in some parts of West Africa, cases still are rising in other areas,
An emergency room physician who has recovered from Ebola said Tuesday as he left the hospital that he was living proof that early detection and isolation can stop the spread of the deadly virus.
The city Department of Health said Monday in a statement that Dr. Craig Spencer “has been declared free of the virus.”
On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it easier for veterans to gain access to the sprawling department and its maze-like websites.
More than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov’s second open enrollment season begins Nov. 15.
On Tuesday, the nurse will no longer require daily monitoring for Ebola symptoms, and said she looks forward to stepping out her front door “like normal people.”
Graupera-Cassimiro gave birth to a healthy daughter before amniotic fluid entered her bloodstream and heart and created a vacuum, stopping circulation.
As more states approve the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana, an Oklahoma-based electronic cigarette retailer is looking to build a national franchise.
The U.S. nurse who defied quarantine attempts after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is looking forward to stepping out her front door — “like normal people.”
Boise, Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. developed the potato, and it was approved by the USDA Friday.
“The first time that I put on the protective equipment, I was heading in to take care of the patient.”
The Fort Wayne health system is planning a $20 million medical complex in Kosciusko County that will offer family practice, outpatient, specialty medicine, rehabilitation and emergency room services.
The Dallas nurse who flew on a commercial jet before being diagnosed with Ebola says she wasn’t careless or reckless.
Each is carefully put together by people and machines so that it is completely sealed, because any gap could allow exposure to a deadly illness.