In a disturbing new milestone for the state of health in the U.S., four out of 10 American women are now classified as obese.
CDC says it’s too soon to tell what caused the jump in the overall death rate, but deaths from suicide, drug overdose, and Alzheimer’s disease increased.
Opioids like Vicodin and Percocet are commonly prescribed to dull pain after medical procedures and to treat chronic pain. They also commonly languish in medicine cabinets, sometimes for years,
A lot of people are sheltered from the true cost of health care, despite the fact that they are paying more than in the past.
Scientists knew for years that long-term exposure to air pollution raises the risk of heart disease. A highly anticipated study led by a U of W environmental health expert finally explains why.
Fluoroquinolone drugs work by killing or stopping the growth of bacteria that can cause illness, however, they can have serious side effects
The number of potentially deadly infections from contaminated medical scopes is far higher than what federal officials previously estimated.
U.S. annual spending on prescription medicines will increase 22 percent over the next five years, climbing as high as $400 billion in 2020. Why?
U.S. health officials concluded that infection with the Zika virus during pregnancy causes the birth defect microcephaly.
Recent Study: One in five people with employer-based coverage said they would opt for fewer health benefits if they could get a bump in their wage.