State officials have launched an online survey that’s part of a push to find ways to meet growing consumer demand for specialty crops like locally grown fruit and nuts.
The Indiana State Department of Health says more than 50,000 immunization records now have been accessed through the MyVaxIndiana.in.gov site.
University students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
The infected person is a young man from Guinea, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told reporters.
Officials say Indiana residents will have more than triple the number of health insurance plans to choose from when the federal insurance exchange enrollment period starts in November.
Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body.
Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.
Walgreens has seen a drop in crime in other states in which the safes have been installed.
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there’s still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday.
The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix.
The current outbreak is the largest ever and experts have struggled to contain it for a host of reasons.
When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to an emergency room immediately.
The American Heart Association’s first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society
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A Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died, the country’s information minister said Monday.
Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams’ daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses.
Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help students’ lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.
A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.
The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine and oxycodone.
Their release poses no public health risk, Dr. Bruce Ribner of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta stressed.