US Customs and Border Protection will not vaccinate migrants, even though three children who had been in US custody died after contracting the flu.
More women should be assessed for harmful mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that can increase risk of certain cancers, according to new recommendations.
A new study is the latest to show changes in cardiovascular function after vaping e-liquids, though in this case, those liquids didn't even contain nicotine.
For people with very high triglycerides, doctors generally recommend exercise and dietary changes, and if that doesn't work, statins, fibrates or niacin. But a new advisory from the American Heart Association says that prescription omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce very high trigylceride l…
Water fluoridation has been hailed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the top great public health achievements of the 20th century, but a new study raises questions about its role as a potential neurotoxin in utero.
Having children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest.
The United Kingdom says it will take steps to halt the spread of misinformation about vaccines as a result of losing its "measles-free" status after the highly infectious disease was declared eliminated in the country three years ago.
U.S. District Judge William Conley overturned Friday a 1997 state administrative provision that barred coverage of "transsexual surgery."
At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found.
At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday it's investigating severe pulmonary disease among people who…
More than a third of American young people who don't smoke have been exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.