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New research suggests many more people die from Alzheimer's disease each year than what is reported on death certificates.
Some hospitals and doctors overprescribe antibiotics and put patients at risk of deadly superbugs and drug-resistant bacterial infections, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this week.
Teens who have tried electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke regular cigarettes, according to the authors of a new study.
A Connecticut law requiring flu shots for children entering preschool or daycare has reduced flu-related hospitalizations of young children by 12 percent, according to a new study.
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Since their introduction in the United States in the 1940s, artificial fluoridation programmes have been credited with reducing tooth decay, particularly in deprived areas.
A new program to combat the growing threat of dangerous antibiotic-resistant superbugs in hospitals was proposed in the federal budget released Tuesday by the Obama administration.
The CDC estimates that about 83,494 people die from Alzheimer's every year in the U.S., but new research suggests the real number may be five times higher.
Health officials said on Wednesday that an alarming number of prescription drug abusers get these drugs from friends and family, providing more evidence that pharmaceutical pills are inching further away from the experts who are supposed to administer them.
This winter, a strange sickness has been spreading through the Caribbean. In St. Martin alone, where the disease was first detected in December, there have been over 500 confirmed cases and another 3,200 people are believed to have contracted the disease elsewhere in the Caribbean.
Obama's proposed budget, released today, includes $30 million annually for the next five years to detect and prevent "superbug" infections, which are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, according to an announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services.
The percentage of U.S. women choosing to give birth at home or in a birthing center rather than a hospital has grown by 56 percent in less than a decade, according to a new government report.
Insurance coverage for maternity care is required in most individual and small group plans under the federal health law, extending such coverage to plans where it used to be rare.
This April 12, 2011 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows an H9 T cell, blue, infected with the human immunodeficiency virus , yellow.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.