New research suggests mice may not provide the most accurate information when it comes to studying certain dangerous ailments in humans such as burns, trauma, and the deadly bacterial infection, sepsis.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment released a study showing Medicaid costs would increase $1.1 billion over the next 10 years if the state expands the program as allowed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
New immunization guidelines released in January direct moms-to-be to get a dose of the vaccine after 20 weeks of pregnancy and before they deliver. Plus, the recommendation is to get the vaccine during each pregnancy.
Edith Rodriguez and Pablo Ocegueda, students in South El Monte High School in South El Monte, Calif., were playing tug-of-war during a lunchtime spirit week activity when their fingers were severed by the rope.
A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found middle-aged adults who were in shape were significantly less likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer's disease by the time they reached 65 compared to their unfit counterparts.
Some products being recalled because child caps failed to function properly. Consumers should stop using the recalled products, U.S. consumer agency says, and little of the recalled products likely remain in stores or in homes.
The four family members, who served as the New England Compounding Center's directors, received more than $16 million in wages and payments while in the midst of controversy over a meningitis outbreak.
A wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, over Junior Seau's death blames the NFL for its "acts or omissions" that hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head.