More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."
Posted on: 16 February 2019 | 9:47 pm
The way doctors typically approach kidney cancer treatment could be evolving.
Posted on: 16 February 2019 | 5:11 pm
Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
Posted on: 16 February 2019 | 12:45 pm
Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.
Posted on: 16 February 2019 | 6:19 am
Drinking two or more diet sodas a day is linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, a new study says. The risk was highest for obese and African American women.
Posted on: 16 February 2019 | 2:51 am
Racial disparities in cancer deaths between black and white patients in the United States are receding -- but more progress is needed to completely close the gap for some cancer types and age groups, according to a new study.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 3:35 pm
Glyphosate, an herbicide that remains the world's most ubiquitous weed killer, raises the cancer risk of those exposed to it by 41%, a new analysis says.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 2:45 pm
Facebook is looking into suppressing certain anti-vaccine messaging on its social platform, a move that raises questions about free speech and public health.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 2:28 pm
Patients who are prescribed opioids and the clinicians who prescribe them have more to be concerned about than steadily rising rates of opioid overdoses, according to a new study.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 1:37 pm
Misty Diaz showed no fear as she lined up for the Red Bull 400, a brutal foot race straight up the Olympic ski jump in Park City, Utah.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 1:14 pm
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 12:04 pm
Current and former employees of an Ohio nursing facility are accused of mistreating two patients in their care, including one who died as a result of the nurses' actions, Attorney General Dave Yost said Thursday.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 7:47 am
"I love this question because I get it every day, and I always wonder why people are so obsessed with the notion that chocolate causes acne," said Dr. Patricia Farris, a dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 4:06 am
Debarrin Norman is 15 years old and loves basketball. He plays every day. But over the past two years, his mom, Toya Lacey, has seen him more and more often on the sidelines, wheezing and gasping for air. His current medication is just not doing the trick, she says.
Posted on: 15 February 2019 | 4:01 am
President Donald Trump, 72, is in "very good health overall," according to results from his physical examination, which were released on Thursday.
Posted on: 14 February 2019 | 7:29 pm