Disconnecting head-joined twins poses a boggling array of risks. Surgeons at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia came up with an innovative way to try to reduce some of those risks by gently pulling Abby...
Vietnamese is the most common language "mismatch," spoken by lots of patients but few physicians, a survey finds.
Catie O'Brien of Mechanicsburg, a patient of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, died of cancer in 2009. Her parents now work with St. Jude staff and parents to fulfill her final wish.
The sweaty fighters at Rock Steady Boxing in New Hope, Pa., and Cherry Hill are punching and jabbing at Parkinson's disease, not at each other, determined to delay the effects of the neurological movement disorder.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" on Sunday after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism. Zimbabwe's government said it respected the turnabout and that the U.N. health agency...
BOSTON (AP) - A pharmacist charged with murder in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew that mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms and that drugs shipped to customers were not sterile, but chose to do nothing, a federal prosecutor told jurors Friday.
Never mix alcohol and pumpkin carving, and let only adults handle the knife.
One in four women will have an abortion by 45, according to a report published in the American Journal of Public Health on Thursday.
When you see your own scars in the mirror every day, and fight sexist assumptions about how women handle cancer, the last thing you need is a cherry bagel shaped to look like a pink ribbon.
NEW DELHI (AP) - Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
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RSV, long thought to be a problem mostly for young kids, is gaining recognition as a cause of serious illness in older adults.
At a time when the Trump administration is pushing to speed drug development, the saga of the St. Kitts trial underscores the troubling risks of ambitious researchers making their own rules without conventional oversight.
Determining your precise ethnicity under any circumstances is iffy. Ancestry.com seems to try as hard as anyone to get it right.