Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says
Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study
Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says
Users report fewer cravings, less irritability
Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds
But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed
Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends
'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted
But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say
More children in the U.S. are getting type 1 diabetes, especially kids ages 5 to 9, according to new research.
No Evidence Paleo Diet Matches Early Eating Habits
Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report
Flu season is ramping up, according to the CDC, which is reporting widespread flu activity in 14 states, including much of the U.S. mid-Atlantic region and several Southern states.
Children with eczema who scratch the itchy skin can actually make the condition worse. Try these tips from WebMD to help your child stop scratching.
But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note
The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say
Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say
Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say
Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say
Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy
Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say
Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found
Teens Use E-Cigarettes More Than Cigarettes
Though health officials couldn't confirm source of infection, they warn of dangers of practice
FDA Approves System to Make Donated Blood Safer
Officials say the online site and consumer call centers were extremely busy over the weekend as people sought to buy insurance before the Dec. 15 deadline to have a policy in place for January.
Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use
Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years
Kids who actively participate show greater thought processing gains
Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like
Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says
Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say
Vivek Murthy Confirmed as U.S. Surgeon General
Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight
People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with more of some types of cancer -- and are more likely to die from cancer -- than people without diabetes, a new Australian study shows.
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Gov. Bill Walker, an Independent, campaigned on Medicaid expansion and now he has to pitch it to a reluctant Republican legislature.
But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria is rare, researcher says
Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days
The screen is meant for people without history of heart disease, agency says
Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients
Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation
Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play
Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period
Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes
Unborn babies whose mothers get a pregnancy condition called preeclampsia may face a higher risk of having autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a large new study suggests.
Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods
Older teens experienced the greatest drop in injury risk while taking Ritalin, researchers report
N.Y. Toddler Dies From Liquid Nicotine Poisoning
Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly.
One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.
A stem cell therapy has been approved for widespread medical use in the EU for the first time.