By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:38
Florida’s Department of Health has issued warnings of a naturally occurring yet potentially deadly bacteria that thrives in warm seawater.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:53
Bipartisan negotiators say they have agreed on a plan to fix the veterans’ health program, but will the House and Senate pass it before Friday, when Congress adjourns for a five-week recess?
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:12
A study from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital finds childhood cancer survivors, by following a healthy lifestyle, may lower their risk of developing metabolic syndrome.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:23
A beautiful day at Venice Beach turned horrifying when lightning struck the water and injured more than a dozen beachgoers and caused the death of a young man.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:29
A simple, minutes-long test involving walking speed may correctly diagnose the early stages of dementia among older adults.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:43
When children hear about the benefits of healthy food, they’re less likely to eat it.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00
Too little sleep may increase your susceptibility to forming false memories.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:30
A new analysis of medical claims data shows how much prices vary for four every-day medical services --- preventive primary care visit, lipid panel, head/brain CT scan, and lower back MRI.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:26
GlaxoSmithKline is applying to the European Medicines Agency for approval of its new malaria vaccine candidate, specifically created for African children.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:07
A man and his wife in Birmingham, Ala., have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit for the accidental amputation of his penis when he went into the hospital last month for a circumcision.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:02
Since gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration in December, Sovaldi, the hepatitis C drug, has courted controversy due to its steep $1,000-a-pill price.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:15
A team of geneticists from the University of Geneva identified genetic mutations in the non-coding portion of the human genome contributing to colorectal cancer.