The Food and Drug Administration urges consumers to avoid clinics selling plasma treatments from young donors that purportedly treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other conditions.
Today’s emotional rhetoric has parallels to another politically volatile period in the early 1990s.
The House Oversight chairman objects to an ‘unconventional and nontransparent’ review process.
Darla Shine, the wife of White House communications director Bill Shine, said on Twitter that childhood diseases, such as measles, “keep you healthy & fight cancer.”
Current guidelines are too restrictive and may be missing people with mutations that could affect prevention and treatment, the surgeons group says.
This season’s flu vaccine is about 50 percent effective, meaning it reduces chances of going to a doctor's office by about half, according to figures released Thursday. But data also shows that as many as 16,000 people have died from flu so far in a relatively mild season.
Black Americans historically have died of cancer at a higher rate than whites. That's still true, but the gap is narrowing, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society.
Keith Smith never thought he’d see it where he lives and works — not in his “Norman Rockwell-esque, all-American small town."
"Now you’re seeing children coming of age, out from a cloud of misinformation," said Allison Winnike, the president and chief executive of the Immunization Project.
The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in the United States is rising, and black women face a higher risk.
The Food and Drug Administration goes after dietary supplements that claim to treat Alzheimer's and says it will take more steps to protect consumers from unsafe products and to beef up oversight of the $50 billion industry.
Glioblastoma is one of the deadliest of cancers, killing almost all its victims, who have included Ted Kennedy, John McCain and Beau Biden. But a new, early phase study offers a sliver of hope that drugs that rally the immune system may help some patients live longer.
Hundreds of residents demanding the right to choose whether to vaccinate their children packed a public hearing Friday to oppose a bill that would make it harder for families to opt out of immunization requirements.
Civil rights and child welfare groups are fighting back against the efforts, saying they discriminate against LGBTQ individuals and others and create challenges to placing children in safe, happy homes.
UPMC, Pennsylvania's largest non-governmental employer, is embroiled in a years-long fight with another health system.
Lawmakers have proposed legislation that would phase out cigarettes in the state, eventually banning them for everyone but the oldest residents.
William Brown's carotid artery was severed in the explosion, which led to a stroke, a Texas medical examiner found.
E-cigarettes are almost twice as effective as nicotine patches and gum in weaning smokers off conventional cigarettes, according to a clinical trial led by a British university.
There have been no reports of illnesses, officials said.
Wen says new proposed rules, which ban health clinics funded through the Title X program from providing referrals for abortion services, are unethical.