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A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.
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By monitoring the number of times people look for flu information on Wikipedia, researchers may be better able to estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study.
8 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
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Learn what people are willing to do in the name of a great meal. Read their answers and see if you agree.
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You read this here last November: for almost 5 years health experts in Britain have warned that there was not sufficient evidence to show that Tamiflu reduces the spread of influenza.
Attorney General Eric Holder Wednesday told a group of police leaders it is time for street cops to start carrying the drug Narcan that can reverse deadly heroin overdoses.
'I thought this would be a great thing for us,' said Weir of Lyon Township. 'I thought Dan could be a speaker for them.'
In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chan Lai Ly, right, has his mouth examined by Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant, as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services in Seattle.
Americans' love affair with bacon is about to get more expensive. The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus has wiped out baby pigs at an alarming rate in 27 pork-producing states, meaning it could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fix.
The panel discussed the concept of global health convergence within 20 years and the simultaneous shift in emphasis from infectious to chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer UCLA Health System delivers stat-of-the-art healthcare to Angelenos as well as the rest of the nation.
Investigation shows that more than 100,000 doctors, nurses, medical technicians and health care aides are abusing or dependent on drugs in a given year, and studies suggest the number could be far higher.
More than 60 Monmouth and Ocean county-based primary care physicians and specialists on April 8 heard Dr. Seun Sowemimo of Prime Surgicare in Freehold share insights on obesity -- what he called an "epidemic" in modern America.
The Michigan agriculture department says a virus that kills piglets at an alarming rate has been found on 93 farms in the state.
U.S. agribusiness Cargill Inc CARG.UL expects the merger of its flour mill operations with those of ConAgra Foods Inc to be finalized in six to eight weeks after it clears a longstanding regulatory hurdle, Cargill Executive Chairman Greg Page said on Tuesday.
The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.
The United States is considering rules that would require outbreaks of a deadly pig virus to be reported to the government in an effort to improve tracking of the disease, which has already spread to 30 states, an industry group said on Monday.
The 23-year-old from Bicester said: "I didn't think I would fall pregnant to be honest.