Peyton West was born with only the right side of his heart functioning, his family said.

Nic and Trees Elderhorst, both 91, died hand in hand in a rare double euthanasia allowed under Dutch law.

Medical schools have launched programs to teach “soft skills” to better equip their doctors for today's stressful health-care environment.

Fleas carrying plague bacteria were found this month in Navajo and Coconino counties in northern Arizona.

All deaths happened within a month of the procedure, the FDA said in a letter earlier this week to health-care providers. However, what role the balloons played, if any, in the deaths has not been determined.

Monica Thompson is suing Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., for more than $8 million.

In response to questions at a briefing, President Trump said, “The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I’m saying officially right now it is an emergency. It’s a national emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis." This is a developing […]

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Trump's “fire and fury” comment and news of North Korea's rapidly developing arsenal came as 75 percent of Americans said they view Pyongyang's nuclear program as a critical threat.

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen worries about what this means for teen pregnancy rates.

The clandestine program is the only one known to exist in the country.

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