The miserable flu season is winding down, but it's lasted longer than usual and federal health officials warn there's still a lot of illness spreading.
The news on the current measles outbreak contains plenty of reminders that measles causes brain damage, pneumonia, hearing loss and death. A few lone voices have spoken up to say measles isn't that serious, ...
Florida has eclipsed California to become the state with the highest number of consumers buying health coverage through new insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act, according to federal statistics released Wednesday.
(HealthDay)—The number of measles cases in the United States has reached 141 patients in 17 states and the District of Columbia, federal health officials reported Tuesday.
(HealthDay)—Americans eligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are facing an important deadline. This year's sign-up period ends Sunday, Feb. 15.
Federal health officials are facing questioning about why this year's flu vaccine isn't giving good protection against the winter menace.
(HealthDay)—The number of measles cases in the United States has climbed to 102, federal health officials reported Monday, with most of the cases part of the ongoing outbreak traced to Disney amusement ...
(HealthDay)—The United States has seen more cases of measles in January than it usually does in an entire year, federal health officials said Thursday.
(HealthDay)—Viral infections can happen at any time, but they're more common during winter when people spend more time in close contact with others indoors.
(HealthDay)—More Americans than ever are taking cholesterol-lowering medications, federal health officials reported Tuesday.
(AP)—A new government report counts hundreds of times U.S. doctors and hospitals raised false alarms about possible Ebola cases, finding that fewer than one in five warranted even additional investigation.
(HealthDay)—Nearly one in five American adults—43.8 million people—had a diagnosable mental illness in 2013, federal officials reported Thursday.
Health officials say high schools students' use of electronic cigarettes tripled over three years.
A veterinarians' group has put out guidance on handling pets that may have been infected by Ebola. It says that if an animal tests positive, it should be euthanized.
Federal health officials said Monday the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stricken African nations may be arriving, ahead of a White House ...