Snakebites kill more than 200 people a day around the world, but Thai firefighter Pinyo Pookpinyo was one of the lucky ones.

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The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem.

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Your diet may have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think, a new study has found.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Women often complain that the office temperature is too low -- but it's not just comfort that's at stake.

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Dr. Scott Allen and Dr. Pamela McPherson were used to working behind the scenes, quietly documenting the devastating things they'd seen.

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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?

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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.

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A cheaper generic version of the rapid-acting insulin Humalog has hit the market, according to a statement Wednesday by drugmaker Eli Lilly.

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Frank Baez got his first healthcare experience as a teenager, mopping floors and cleaning patients' rooms as a hospital janitor at New York University.

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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.

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A mystery source of banned, ozone-destroying chemicals has been pinpointed to eastern China.

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