For frail nursing home residents, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death.
This is the first detection of the virus in mosquitoes west of the Cascades. Mosquito season usually ends in mid-September.
Suicide rates have been steadily climbing, but their numbers are likely even higher.
New drugs that promise a cure for the 3.5 million Americans with chronic hepatitis also are benefiting another category of patients: those awaiting life-saving organ transplants.
Does your mouth itch when you eat certain fruits and vegetables? You may be having an allergic reaction to proteins related to tree, grass and weed pollen
We found that some top hospitals had teams with members dedicated to responding to cardiac arrests around the clock. In others, team members had to drop their regular duties to response to codes.
Doctors running as Democrats are campaigning hard on the need to reform the health care system. They present a stark contrast to Congress’ current physician makeup.
If you want to make your daily commute a health promoting activity, cycling is the best way to go. Walking (assuming it’s a reasonable distance) is good too.
More and more people consider smoking marijuana harmless, but mounting research suggests women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid it altogether.
When a hospital and an insurer do not agree on a price. The hospital can sometime demands that patients pay the difference, in a practice called balance billing.