The federal government is spending over $33,000 to figure out whether same-sex couples live closer to tobacco retailers, theoretically making them more likely to smoke.
An ammonia leak at a Tyson Foods poultry processing plant in Rogers, Arkansas on Wednesday sent 18 employees to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment, officials said.
The cause of a stroke can sometimes be a mystery.
When patients have complications after surgery, it’s best to go back to the hospital where the operation was done, a new study suggests.
A new review of online advertisements from pediatric “sleep coaches” finds that more than half do not have any previous health care or educational experience, and most have no more than a bachelor...
Many people in mid- and late life may be unfamiliar with common cancer symptoms such as unexplained coughing, bleeding, and persistent changes in bowel or bladder habits, suggests new research...
About 50,000 people are alive today because U.S. hospitals committed 17 percent fewer medical errors in 2013 than in 2010, government health officials said on Tuesday.
Previous research has shown that patients take only about half of their prescribed medication, and a new study suggests that interventions designed to improve these rates have proven futile thus far.
Women who are genetically susceptible to breast cancer and develop it in one breast are at higher than average risk for a tumor in the other breast, and that risk may increase as time goes on,...
How much does it cost to develop a drug and win FDA marketing approval?