The New Hampshire legislature is considering a bill that would allow needle exchange programs and decriminalize residual amounts of drugs in syringes.
Addyson Houser was born with an extremely rare syndrome. Doctors never expected her to make it out of the womb, let alone celebrate her third birthday this weekend.
The powder is designed to make the gloves easier to wear, but the FDA says it poses health risks to patients.
Ohio lawmakers will consider adding a new exception to the state’s indoor smoking ban in a proposal that would allow smoking at more private clubs.
Three-fourths of Indiana residents have adequate access to places to exercise, yet nearly a third of the state’s adults are obese according to data released Wednesday in the 2016 County Health Rankings.
Amid an epidemic of addiction and abuse tied to powerful opioids drugs, the CDC is urging primary care doctors to try physical therapy, exercise and over-the-counter pain medications before turning to painkillers.
Leaders in the deal announced a goal of making LaPorte one of the 10 healthiest communities by the year 2030.
While the threat of Ebola has subsided, leaders said it was good for the 11 counties to go over plans for handling other infectious diseases.
Virginia is one of at least eight states that allow electrocutions, but currently gives inmates the choice of lethal injection or the electric chair.
The twice-a-day drug is part of a new wave of medications that fight disease by targeting specific genes found in certain patients.
Customers said they found pieces of glass in their food
California lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation’s most populous state the second to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 as part of a sweeping package of measures they are considering to crack down on tobacco.
A 26-year-old woman received the transplant there on Feb. 24 and had appeared to be recovering well, even appearing briefly at a news conference on Monday
Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall for an intravenous form of morphine sulfate on Feb. 11 after lab results showed that it was too powerful for safe use.
The new system entails pressing a baby’s foot against a scanner and creating a digital image.
Findings from the first study of pregnant women who contracted the virus have been released.
Two new studies bolster evidence that feeding babies peanuts or other allergy-inducing foods is more likely to protect them than to cause problems.
Suzi Swinehart, 43, is trying to set the Guinness World Record for longest run on a treadmill in a 12-hour period.
The new Maternal and Child Health (MCH) MOMS Helpline will replace the Indiana Family Helpline.
The elementary teacher has been an employee at her school for more than a decade.