health & medicine
Hospitals around the country are experiencing serious shortages of drugs -- those used for chemotherapy, infections and pain management are in short supply.
People desperate to get rid of bed bugs are making themselves sick by using harsh chemicals and exposing themselves to insecticide poisoning.
The United Nations has made it a goal to improve maternal and child health, but mental health issues around the world remain woefully overlooked.
Two bioethics professors are offering to pay more than $10,000 for medical records that prove the HPV story told by Michele Bachmann is true.
Overuse of antibiotics on animals is leading to fears that factory farms are creating drug-resistant pathogens, like the staph infection, MRSA.
A new study from Oxford University found that test subjects who laughed were able to withstand nearly 10 percent more pain that other those who didn't.
A range of symptoms that sufferers of electromagnetic hypersensitivity feel include acute headaches, skin irritation and chronic pain.
According to an epidemiologist, the deadly pandemic virus in the blockbuster film "Contagion" could happen in real life.
If you're feeling gloomy, moody and have low energy, you could have the chronic, mild depression called dysthymia.
Prescribing malaria medication to patients who don’t need it wastes resources and can lead to drug resistance, say African health officials.