As the wait for Congress to pass a Zika funding bill drags on, case counts continue to rise.
In a 5-3 ruling, the court set a new national precedent and overturned a 2013 Texas law that would have forced abortion clinics in the state to close.
Ryan released the plan, called "A Better Way," on Wednesday, to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with what he says are the good parts of Obamacare, but critics say looks can be deceiving.
The World Health Organization is advising women living in areas where the Zika virus is being transmitted to delay getting pregnant, advice already given by several countries where the virus is in widespread transmission.
Terminally ill California patients will now be able to request life-ending medications from their doctors.
Stroke damage is usually permanent, so Stanford researchers were surprised to see some patients regain mobility after receiving stem cell injections to the brain.
Experts say it's not clear yet whether increased death rate is a coincidence or the start of a trend.
Public health officials fear the dawning of a post-antibiotic era, and the discovery of a new strain of bacteria in the US is a warning to act before it's too late.
CDC has changed the way it monitors and reports pregnant women with Zika virus to include those who tested positive for the virus but never had symptoms.
The majority of doctors and medical groups say there's no proof "chronic" Lyme disease is real, and they charge that the so-called "Lyme literate" doctors who diagnose and treat it are con-artists and quacks.
After undergoing a procedure that took 15 hours, doctors say they are "cautiously optimistic" the 64-year-old man will be able to have sex again.
Vaping manufacturers will have to apply for FDA marketing authorization and provide information on the design and ingredients of their products — and they are not happy.
The drug Percocet was reportedly found in Prince’s possession when his body was discovered, but doctors said it’s still possible that the flu caused his death.
The pot supplied by the US government to medical researchers is far less potent than what most Americans can buy from their local dealer or dispensary.
Scientists are learning more than ever before about the microscopic bacteria, fungi, and viruses we carry with us everywhere.
The US health agency confirmed that the mosquito-borne virus causes babies to have abnormally small heads, and said it could just be “the tip of the iceberg.”
A treatment called Vasalgel uses a polymer injection to block sperm and works like reversible vasectomy, while the drug Gendarussa would be taken a few hours before intercourse to keep targeted muscles from pushing semen forward.
Air pollution causes and estimated 16,000 premature births a year in the United States, costing billions of dollars, new research shows.
Health experts from around the world authored a report on the excesses of the drug war that they hope will encourage officials to undo some of this damage at the coming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs.
More than 4,700 people have been arrested under Virginia's "habitual drunkard" law, which makes it a crime for them to buy, consume, or possess alcohol.