Snakebites kill more than 200 people a day around the world, but Thai firefighter Pinyo Pookpinyo was one of the lucky ones.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 11:48 pm
The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 5:17 pm
Your diet may have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think, a new study has found.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 10:59 am
If you're planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 9:05 am
Toilet provisions for women in the UK must be boosted so there are two female toilets to every male one, according to a new report on the state of public facilities.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 8:16 am
Maine health officials confirmed the first case of measles in the state, bringing the total number of states reporting the highly contagious viral disease to 25.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 8:15 am
Aid Access, which provides abortion pills by mail to the United States, is defying an order to stop from the US Food and Drug Administration.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 8:11 am
Women often complain that the office temperature is too low -- but it's not just comfort that's at stake.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 7:19 am
Dr. Scott Allen and Dr. Pamela McPherson were used to working behind the scenes, quietly documenting the devastating things they'd seen.
Posted on: 23 May 2019 | 4:39 am
Mice that were fed large quantities of resveratrol, a compound present in red wine, experienced a significant drop in blood pressure, a new study showed. Could the same effect happen in humans?
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 7:24 pm
A Customs and Border Patrol station in south Texas has stopped taking detainees in for processing because some people have displayed signs of flu-related illness.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 6:06 pm
A cheaper generic version of the rapid-acting insulin Humalog has hit the market, according to a statement Wednesday by drugmaker Eli Lilly.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 5:32 pm
Frank Baez got his first healthcare experience as a teenager, mopping floors and cleaning patients' rooms as a hospital janitor at New York University.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 3:36 pm
Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 2:01 pm
A mystery source of banned, ozone-destroying chemicals has been pinpointed to eastern China.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 2:00 pm