The number of tick-borne disease cases is on the rise. They’re spending new diseases. And new, invasive tick species keep turning up.
The longest-lived person was Jeanne Calment of France. She died on August 4, 1997, aged 122 years, five months. But she’s unlikely to hold it for much longer.
The aerosol of a cannabis vape pen is more than just “water vapor:” it can contain residual solvents, pesticides, and other toxic by-products.
Citing fierce pushback from hospitals, California lawmakers sidelined a bill Wednesday that would have protected some patients from surprise medical bill.
The Trump administration wants to scrap the entire law … but keep parts of it.
Officials said the spike in contagious diseases are unlike anything they’ve seen before.
The initiative aims to increase the number of patients getting dialysis at home and double the annual number of kidneys available for transplants.
These two cases brings the total to nine measles cases in King County residents since the beginning of May.
The price of insulins has nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016, leaving some patients with no choice but to travel to Canada, where insulin can be 90% cheaper.
Here’s what to look out for in your 40s, 60s, 80s and beyond
As we grow older, the size and strength of our muscles deteriorats. For some, muscle wasting can be more severe, leading to frailty and loss of independence.
Although diagnostic labels create the illusion of an explanation they are scientifically meaningless and can create stigma and prejudice, researchers say.
A six-step plan that took a system approach cut use of high-dose opioids by more than 14 percent.
The scale of vehicle residency in King County has nearly quadrupled in a decade, from 881 to 3,372 people sleeping in a car, RV, school bus, truck or van.
Harnessing new prediction technology, federal authorities hope to sharpen the disaster warnings they send directly to cellphones, as well as to state and county emergency managers, to make the warnings faster and clearer about life-threatening conditions