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DR Congo to introduce second Ebola vaccine
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are planning to use a second Ebola vaccine to help control an outbreak that has killed more than 2,100 people.
Sep 21, 2019 14:00 UTC Health Read More

Stopping Alzheimer's: How one family is fighting the disease every day
World Alzheimer's Day: How one family is fighting Alzheimer's.
Sep 21, 2019 13:34 UTC Health Read More

7 dead from rare disease spread by mosquitoes
At least seven people have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare disease spread by mosquitoes. At least 27 people have been infected in six states.
Sep 21, 2019 12:32 UTC Health Read More

Why Do Babies Lose Their Hair?
Whether your baby has a thick mop of hair or just a few strands, most of it will fall out before she's six months old.
Sep 21, 2019 12:11 UTC Health Read More

For Fat Cats, The Struggle Is Real When It Comes To Losing Weight And Keeping It Off
It's estimated that more than half of the indoor cats in the U.S. are overweight. Now researchers are looking for new ways to help felines slim down.
Sep 21, 2019 11:45 UTC Health Read More

Wife identifies latest person to die of EEE, says 'he didn't deserve this'
The second person to die of Eastern equine encephalitis in Massachusetts this year is being remembered as a beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Sep 21, 2019 03:08 UTC Health Read More

More blood-pressure pills recalled over cancer-causing chemical
A carcinogen ID'd in recalled losartan tablets is the same one that prompted Novartis to halt distribution of generic Zantac meds.
Sep 21, 2019 01:05 UTC Health Read More

LIRR warns riders of possible measles exposure
Nassau County's latest confirmed measles patient rode the LIRR three times last week between Mineola and Penn Station, county health officials said.
Sep 20, 2019 21:26 UTC Health Read More

Did you wade in Texas floodwaters? You could be infected
First responders, stranded motorists and passersby wading in knee-length to chest-deep floodwaters — that image is branded in Southeast Texas' collective…
Sep 20, 2019 21:17 UTC Health Read More

CBS: Is a social panic over e-cigs ruining the “biggest public health opportunity” in a century?
Are we about to lose the war on cigarettes by winning a battle against vaping? “If we lose this opportunity” to get rid of cigarettes, David Abrams tells CBS News,…
Sep 20, 2019 20:00 UTC Health Read More

There Are Only Four Things Young Kids Should Drink
Several leading medical and nutrition organizations just issued new recommendations on what the youngest children — infants through age five — should be…
Sep 20, 2019 19:11 UTC Health Read More

Doctor: Utah women aren't getting screened for breast cancer regularly
An annual mammogram is the best way to detect breast cancer early, according to Dr. Brett Parkinson, medical director at Intermountain Healthcareu2019s…
Sep 20, 2019 19:08 UTC Health Read More

Case of typhoid fever confirmed in Hat Creek Burger Co worker
MCKINNEY, Texas — Health officials are warning the public after a food *service* worker in Collin County was diagnosed with Salmonella typhi, also known as…
Sep 20, 2019 17:19 UTC Health Read More

Franklin County Public Health urges people to immediately stop using vaping products
Franklin County Public Health is asking all residents to immediately stop using vaping products as officials continue to investigate the growing outbreak of lung…
Sep 20, 2019 17:02 UTC Health Read More

A New Way Of Paying For Maternity Care Aims To Reduce C-Sections
Instead of paying doctors piecemeal for prenatal appointments and delivery of the baby, some insurers now offer medical practices one lump sum to cover it all.
Sep 20, 2019 15:48 UTC Health Read More

Woman's Blood Turns a Shocking Shade of Blue After She Used Tooth-Numbing Gel
A woman in Rhode Island went to the emergency room when her skin and blood took on an odd hue: She was turning blue, according to a new report of the…
Sep 20, 2019 15:27 UTC Health Read More

LIRR passengers warned of measles exposure
The Nassau County Health Department says a person infected with the measles rode the Long Island Railroad last week, and they want riders to be aware.
Sep 20, 2019 14:35 UTC Health Read More

Should you get the flu shot? What to know about the 2019-20 flu season
Here's what you need to know about this year's flu season.
Sep 20, 2019 13:47 UTC Health Read More

Woman’s staggering 18-STONE weight loss after ditching her 30,000-calorie-a-day diet
WEIGHING in at a staggering 30 stone, Norma Dibrell had become completely obsessed with food. She was gorging on an extreme 30,000 calories a day and…
Sep 20, 2019 10:44 UTC Health Read More

Carolyn Hax: I suddenly realized how judgy I am. What do I do now?
Carolyn Hax: How to eradicate your inner judge. Plus: When it comes to your relationship, your opinion is the only one that matters.
Sep 20, 2019 10:29 UTC Health Read More

Vitamin D deficiency linked with increased risk of death, particularly from diabetes: study
New European research has found that individuals with low levels of vitamin D may have a higher risk of an early death, particularly if they have diabetes.
Sep 20, 2019 10:18 UTC Health Read More

Vitamin D deficiency linked with increased risk of death, particularly from diabetes: study
New European research has found that individuals with low levels of vitamin D may have a higher risk of an early death, particularly if they have diabetes.
Sep 20, 2019 10:18 UTC Health Read More

Scientists identify a personality feature that could predict how often you exercise
Individuals who make concrete plans to meet their goals may engage in more physical activity, including visits to the gym, compared to those who don't plan…
Sep 20, 2019 07:03 UTC Health Read More

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