ATLANTA (AP) — Doctors have known for some time that a sexually spread virus can cause some types of oral cancer. But actor Michael… More »
Alcoholic beverages soon could have nutritional labels like those on food packaging, but only if the producers want to put them there.
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.