More of the world’s children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday.
The study found that the drug, buprenorphine, was the adult prescription medication most commonly implicated in emergency hospitalizations of children aged 6 and younger.
The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone.
Ball State University educators are planning a daylong symposium aimed at helping college students with autism.
Dr. Olivet Buck died late Saturday, hours after the World Health Organization said it could not help medically evacuate her to Germany.
The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease.
Mark White produced a batch of his 300 original “Code World” spheres in 2004, a visible ancestor of his current “Mutation” project.
Several Indianapolis hospitals are restricting visits by children to prevent the spread of a severe respiratory illness.
A lack of funding has forced the Purdue Student Wellness Center to end free condom distribution for students on a walk-in basis.
Four Lake County children were hospitalized due to a dangerous respiratory virus making its way across the midwest.
Former Peanut Corporation owner Stewart Parnell and two co-defendants have been on trial in U.S. District Court since Aug. 1
U.S. regulators have greenlighted a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for prescription medications aimed at the nation’s 78 million obese adults.
If they get the votes, the Byron Health Center and the Breast Diagnostic Center will win $15,000 to fund Francine’s Friends mobile mammograms.
The American Red Cross has launched an app that’s being touted as a first of its kind that can actually save lives.
Doctors are warning parents about a dangerous respiratory virus that’s spreading across most of the Midwest. It’s called Enterovirus.
An Atlanta hospital says a patient infected with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to its isolation unit for treatment.
Indiana health officials are seeing an increase in the number of respiratory illness cases that primarily affect children. They’re not sure if it’s related to an outbreak in other states.
Hundreds of children in about a dozen states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that may be caused by a virus similar to the germ that causes a cold.
A spokesman at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Fort Wayne says it has filled the needed clinical jobs so it can reopen its four-bed intensive care unit.
New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way.