By Christie Rizk | May 20, 2013 07:20 PM EDT
Measles are coming back to the UK as the repercussions of anti-vaccination scares come full circle, affecting people on other continents.
By David Morgan | Jan 17, 2013 09:23 AM EST
At least 22 governors support an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, while others are expected to decide in the coming weeks.
By Kevin Gray | Jan 16, 2013 08:25 AM EST
U.S. state governments use little of the money from tobacco taxes or legal settlements with cigarette makers to fund programs that could help people kick the habit.
By Scott Malone | Jan 09, 2013 04:37 PM EST
Faced with a surge in flu cases, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency on Wednesday.
By David Morgan | Jan 08, 2013 10:14 AM EST
U.S. healthcare spending rose at a historically low rate of 3.9 percent for the third consecutive year in 2011, but showed underlying signs of acceleration as the economy recovered from recession.
By Amber Moore | Dec 21, 2012 05:00 PM EST
Every year, an estimated 4,044 surgical "never events" occur in the United States, according to a new research.
By Amber Moore | Dec 11, 2012 11:00 AM EST
Women make up to 80 percent of the nearly 53,000 people in the U.S. who are over hundred years old.
By Amber Moore | Dec 01, 2012 10:58 AM EST
The U.S. birthrate hit a record low last year. The declining birthrate is mostly associated with immigrants having fewer babies now than earlier.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Nov 30, 2012 10:04 AM EST
In a broad comparison of U.S. dietary standards and real Americans' eating habits, researchers found that people fall short of nutritional recommendations overall, but some groups are worse than others.
By Amber Moore | Nov 30, 2012 09:41 AM EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled a blueprint for a strategy that will lead to an AIDS-free generation.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 27, 2012 04:15 PM EST
Government officials estimate that more than a quarter of new HIV infections in the U.S. strike young Americans between the ages of 13 and 24 and 60 percent of them don't know they've been infected.
By Jonathan Stempel | Nov 26, 2012 01:17 PM EST
The U.S. Supreme Court revived a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, allowing a Christian college to pursue litigation raising First Amendment objections to a law that the court mostly upheld in June.
By Amber Moore | Nov 23, 2012 11:15 AM EST
Many young adults will have diabetes type-1 or type-2 by 2050.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Nov 17, 2012 02:58 PM EST
A growing and aging population, along with increased access to health insurance, will create the need for 52,000 more primary care doctors within the U.S. by the year 2025.
By David Morgan | Nov 17, 2012 02:51 PM EST
Five Republican governors rejected on Friday a major provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.