In January, an Indiana mother was told she had nine to twelve months to live. This Christmas she is fighting for her life.
The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health care law is off to a good start but has a way to go to make it a success, administration officials said Tuesday.
Indiana officials say this time last year there were about 100 cases in the state. This year, numbers have reached more than 1,000.
The FDA said it favors replacing the blanket ban with a new policy barring donations from men who have had gay sex in the previous year.
A federal judge on Monday struck down Labor Department regulations that would have meant higher pay for some home health care workers.
Even a teaspoon of the powder can be lethal — it is equivalent to 25 cups of coffee. Some teenagers and young adults have been particularly drawn to the powder for its perceived energy boost.
The Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval Monday to a new drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb to treat the deadliest form of skin cancer.
The study aims to find the best treatment for Ischemia, which refers to abnormal blood flow to the heart muscle.
Purdue has received a $1.6 million grant to help medical, nursing and pharmacy students learn how to counsel people to quit smoking using “virtual patients.”
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
The new totals include confirmed, probable and suspected Ebola deaths. The WHO says there have also been six Ebola deaths in Mali, eight in Nigeria and one in the United States.
Allen County’s top health official is asking healthcare facilities and residents to take precautions in response to increased flu activity and a flu related death.
Officials were accused in a racketeering indictment of causing the deaths of 25 patients in seven states by acting with “wanton and willful disregard” of the risks.
The court ruled Thursday in the case of a Danish child-minder who says he was unfairly fired for being fat.
Ebola has sickened more than 18,600 people, the vast majority in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Of those, more than 6,900 have died.
Ireland is debating its constitutional ban on abortion again amid a case involving a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support.
Pharmacists across the area are aware of the increased possibility of a robbery now that 5,000 pain patients are without a doctor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.
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The government’s annual survey of drug use among teens shows marijuana use leveling off after recent increases and some other drug use dropping.
A federal judge has ordered an Irish drug manufacturer to halt its plans to discontinue its widely used Alzheimer’s medication.