As we look forward to the coming of summer, many of us have forgotten the dangers that can accompany the hot weather - Like mosquitoes and the Zika virus. Health officials are already preparing for an onslaught of zika cases in our southern states.
Italy's health minister has taken the unusual step of criticising national broadcaster Rai's coverage of a vaccine against a cancer-causing virus, sparking a row about media freedom and misinformation.
Britain's second in line to the throne, Prince William, and American superstar Lady Gaga have teamed up to encourage people to speak more openly about mental health issues in a video released Tuesday.
Years ago, about 10,000 miners in Ontario, Canada started each work day breathing in a black powder called McIntyre Powder as a prophylaxis against silicosis. But could that powder be responsible for the increased number of neurodegenerative diseases?
The first “bouncing” boots were basically strong rubber bands under shoes. They’ve changed a lot. The new “revelation” is that these boots could also be a unintentional revolution in human health.
Being a bigger woman may lead to heart health complications. Big women were taller, heavier, and had a greater body surface area, which means a threefold greater risk of atrial fibrillation, according to a European study.
County and hospital officials are investigating how 10 infants in a neonatal intensive care unit all tested positive for the same strain of a dangerous superbug at the University of California Irvine Medical Center.
Today marks one year since a public health emergency was declared in British Columbia in the wake of an alarming rise in opioid-related drug overdose deaths. Preventive measures have been put in place, however, the number of deaths continue to rise.