Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has reached an all-time low of 13.7 percent in 2018 — but nearly 1 in 7 U.S. adults continue to smoke cigarette
A non-profit wants to open a safe injection site in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood, known for high-quality, cheap heroin and daily overdose deaths.
Scores of new vaccines are being developed.
As we age, the risk of developing cataracts and age-related macular degeneration increases.
The term “cyberchondria” describes the anxiety we experience as a result of excessive web searches about symptoms or diseases.
The finding suggests that public-health efforts advocating sun protection are changing behaviors among Millennials and Post-Millennials.
As states consider banning flavored nicotine, do-it-yourself vapers are flocking to social media groups and websites to learn how to make e-liquids at home.
Year by year, resistance to extending Medicaid to more low-income Americans in conservative states has given way. That trend seems likely to continue into 2020.
An employee at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center’s Family Birth Center has been diagnosed with TB. But the risk that contacts were infected is low.
Pregnant patients with a low risk of birth problems who are cared for by a midwife in a hospital will likely experienced fewer interventions and complications.
At my VA hospital, we desperately need more staff. We recently had to close 15% of our inpatient beds for approximately two months due to a nursing shortage.
Our defenses against infection are wearing thinner, and the microbes are getting stronger. The new report lays out a four-step strategy to confront the crisis.
The spike corresponds with a recent survey that found that members of “Generation Z” are more likely to report their mental health as fair or poor.
He was cycling 40 to 60 minutes a day and lost a few pounds. But after nearly two years, his weight has obstinately refused to go down further. Why?
Professional societies are reluctant to make recommendations against low-value treatments that make money for their members.