Because industrial chemical use is minimally regulated, a lab at Duke University is offering free analyses of furniture for potentially hazardous compounds.
Thanks to an infected hospital worker, hundreds of babies in Texas are being tested for TB. Why has it been so hard to develop an effective vaccine for the disease?
Though the flu is a bigger threat than terrorism, the DHS is approaching it with a mix of ineptness and cynicism.
Scientists are using computer models to predict the outbreak's next moves, but they can't account for human behavior.
An unusual Republican proposal makes medical sense, kind of.
The medical community can help the young doctor to continue saving lives, instead of taking his own.
A crematory employee explores the many ways our remains can go.
The promise of transforming flying vectors of dengue fever into preventive-medicine tools
A Colorado town is minimizing ER visits with an urgent-care clinic on wheels.
Rates of physician-induced infections have plummeted in recent years, new research says. But there is still little incentive to prevent them before they happen.
A memorial unveiled in Berlin this week commemorates those deemed "unworthy of living."
Red and white wines showed equal health benefits in new research—among people who move.
Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.
An experimental program is using "barbershop intervention" to bring health education to African American men.
The rugged lifestyle has its appeal, just not for physicians.
Moving away from "Just Say No" and towards a more nuanced understanding of drug education
More and more foreigners are visiting the country's right-to-die organizations, a new study says.
The cost of limiting carbon emissions would pay for itself in human health benefits.
How medical television shows have shaped people's perceptions of doctors and diseases
Why cardiovascular health is improving in the United States but falling in developing nations