The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was on track to finalize new prescribing guidelines for opioid painkillers in January.
For the nation, overdose deaths last year surpassed 47,000 — up 7 percent from the previous year.
The health department said the case is under medical supervision and “no longer present at the school at this time.”
The coffee is infused with with resveratrol, the natural antioxidant found in the skins of grapes used to make red wine.
A component in the wine, resveratrol, was seen to improve physical performance, heart function and muscle strength similar to the affect exercise has on the body.
There are more than 6,200 places nationwide with a shortage of primary care physicians, ranging from urban neighborhoods to entire rural counties, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Last year, nearly 7 percent said they’d recently driven while under the influence of alcohol. That figure has been steadily going down. It was 16 percent a dozen years earlier.
Boston College said Tuesday the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported the previous day.
Catholic Charities is adding a fourth office to its Fort Wayne-South Bend Division, but this one is on wheels. The mobile unit will travel to all 14 counties in the diocese.
The event is meant to help those who may not be planning to get a flu shot because they’re uninsured or underinsured get vaccinated against the potentially deadly illness.
By now hopefully, you’re settling into a food coma. But don’t forget to put your leftovers away.
The family of 3-year-old Jeremy Orellana, as well as Fred Ferris, Beth Mix, and Julissa Canales, had an emotional meeting for the first time on Wednesday following the Nov. 10 surgeries.
Jennifer Spurgeon died after an apartment fire in Fort Wayne in 2009, but her legacy lives on through her organ donations. Monday, her mother thanked the hospital staff who cared for her daughter.
Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic expanded its service area from one county to 15 counties.
A spokesman for the Boston-based firm, Zach Barber, defended the retail price of $259,000 per patient per year, which is reduced with Medicaid rebates to about $200,000 per patient.
Here’s some Turkey 101 from a registered dietitian. She explains why the ‘no added hormones’ label, and others, can be misleading.
Polls show that drug costs are the top health care concern for the public, with support across party lines for some kind of government action.
Stigma and a confusing health care system keep a lot of people from getting the mental health care they need.
It’s the first time approval has been given in the United States to an altered animal intended to be eaten.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for a ban on direct-to-consumer ads for prescription drugs and implantable medical devices, saying they contribute to rising costs and patients’ demands for inappropriate treatment.