Heroin use is increasing rapidly across the United States among all age, race, income and ethnic groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.
The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050.
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The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.
A certified nursing assistant is fired after auditors discovered the employee access patient records outside of the normal job responsibilities, Orlando Health announced Thursday.
New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.
High tech versions of the old-school flash cards help to make you smarter.
The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to add exposure warning labels and child-resistant packaging to liquid nicotine.
Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.
Find out some common injuries to the shoulder and how to prevent them.
As more women between the ages of 35 and 39 are having babies, get tips on what to expect during pregnancy.
The ear is made up of three parts: the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. The most visible part of the ear is the outer ear.
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