The animal rights group PETA launched a controversial bilingual campaign to raise awareness among Hispanics about the health dangers and concerns of eating meat.
An American woman, who would stop at nothing in order to have a fourth child, is now serving a five year sentence in prison in the United Kingdom. The desperate woman forced her 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant using syringes of donor sperm and has been charged with child cruelty
Those in search of well-toned arms like first lady Michelle Obama appear to be hitting the operating room rather than the gym.
Is a cure for HIV in 2013 a possibility? A group of Danish scientists say that it is.
An Iowa woman is suing a hospital where she was seeking employment as an administrator, claiming they failed to accommodate her shy bladder syndrome.
After the news broke this week that a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital was "dumping patients," or improperly discharging mentally ill patients, to neighboring states, government officials and agencies have put Nevada on notice.
New research may have discovered a way for the more than 25 million people suffering from diabetes nationwide to avoid frequent insulin shots.
On Saturday, local health authorities in China announced that the H7N9 bird flu virus has spread to the central province of Hunan, making this the third case in three days in a new location.
Many people have claimed that the Medical Board of California has struggled to hold problem doctors accountable for a rash of patient drug overdoses in California, and the board is now facing legislation that would strip it of some of its powers.
Latin America faces a “worrying” increase in cancer, and unless something is done to improve health care in the developing region and help prevent the disease, the area is facing the possibility of an epidemic, according to a new study commissioned by The Lancet.
With high prices for some cancer medicines reaching upwards of $100,000 per year or more, a consortium of doctors have signed a letter in protest, saying the cost is too high and that pharmaceutical companies must work to make the life-saving drugs more affordable.
A salmonella outbreak strain linked to imported cucumbers has led to 73 infections across 18 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.
Proponents for the proliferation of HIV vaccines took another hit today, as the National Institute of Health (NIH) have put a halt to an HIV clinical trial because of its ineffectiveness in curing the disease.
A sugary drink ban in New York City failed to catch on last month, but that doesn't mean that politicians are ready to throw in the towel just yet. Now, a proposed tax on soda is one of 2189 bills being considered by California lawmakers.
The U.S. Food and Drug administration is working on a project to develop a handheld screening device that will be used to detect counterfeit malaria pills.