The latest federal report shows that at least 84 children have died of influenza since October.
Don't panic: The chance of a collision is just 6 percent.
Once nearly endangered, the California sea lion population is booming — for now, anyway.
Measures to let police or family members ask a judge to block someone’s access to firearms have been proposed in 18 other states.
A particular incident in May involved “threatening” and “vulgar” language, the agency said Thursday in justifying Pruitt's costly travel.
The vaccine is the least effective — 25 percent — against the predominant strain. But in children under 9, it reduces the risk of getting very sick by more than half.
Lawmakers says the distributors shipped a massive amount of pills to a rural West Virginia pharmacy over eight years.
Planned Parenthood, Democracy Forward and Public Citizen argue HHS has no authority to terminate the contracts and call its decision “arbitrary and capricious.”
The number of orangutans killed by humans had been underestimated, authors of a new report said.
The National Center for Health Statistics broke out mortality rates for the five leading causes of infant death and compared rural counties to other areas.
A 30-year-old is said to be the first transgender woman documented in academic literature to breast-feed her child.
An Indiana mother is accused of putting drops of hydrochloric acid and water-purifying solution in her young daughter’s drinks.
George David Banks had been as a special assistant to the president for international energy and environmental policy.
The agency cites security reasons for Scott Pruitt’s costly travel arrangements but refuses to give a full explanation.
Evidence of a human-rabbit relationship is almost 20,000 years old. But the question of bunny domestication is a tough one.
If there are two things we love, it's bad puns and our readers.
Birds can dance like Michael Jackson and sing like Barbra Streisand. They work hard to sustain their relationships, even after mating. They actually tidy their homes before inviting someone over.
The seven dogs that won their respective groups competed Tuesday night for America's most elite show dog title.
The show's obedience competition, which is watched by few people, features elite-level sitting, staying, heeling and fetching.
Elizabeth Moreno got hit with a $17,850 bill from a Texas lab after leaving a urine sample at her doctor’s office.
Kaiser Health News, in collaboration with NPR, kicks off a series that will examine and decode your perplexing medical bills.
Legislatures in blue and red states alike are considering proposals that would allow them to import prescription drugs from Canada.
In an exclusive interview, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb describes what he’s doing to spur competition and bring down drug prices.