Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law the White House said Thursday.
One new case of hepatitis has been reported in a health scare involving patients of a Tulsa oral surgeon whose clinics were deemed unsanitary by investigators.
The average medical claim from a motorcycle crash rose by more than one-fifth last year in Michigan after the state stopped requiring all riders to wear helmets, according to an insurance industry study.
Is there a doctor on board? Surprisingly often, there is — in half of in-flight medical emergencies — and sick airline passengers almost always survive, a new study finds.
Infections in U.S. hospitals kill tens of thousands of people each year, and many institutions fight back by screening new patients to see if they carry a dangerous germ, and isolating those who do.
Hospitals are working to make c-sections more family friendly.
Many people who buy their own health insurance could get surprises in the mail this fall: cancellation notices because their current policies aren’t up to the basic standards of President Barack Obama’s health care law.
A surgeon who operated on Poland’s first face transplant patient says the man is already practicing swallowing and making sounds.
A French patient infected with a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS died Tuesday of the disease, which has killed half the people known to be infected and alarmed global health officials.
A Utah woman gave birth to a healthy set of quintuplets over the weekend with help from a team of eight doctors.
Federal health regulators are allowing overseas imports of critical intravenous drugs used to nourish premature infants, amid a shortage that has affected hospitals nationwide.
Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the drug, a Colorado study suggests.
Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children’s genes behave.
There appears to be a resurgence of the utilization of the healing properties in this sweet nectar.
More young, non-smoking women are coming down with lung cancer, and doctors aren’t sure why.