Just days after health officials urged Americans to throw out their salad kits over E. coli concerns, the Food and Drug Administration announced it's investigating three separate E. coli outbreaks linked to salad products.
The active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms is called psilocybin -- and a new study suggests it could safely be used as a therapeutic approach to treat depression when other drugs have failed to work.
A group of doctors was arrested in San Diego at CBP headquarters during a protest over the agency's refusal to give flu shots to migrants. The CBP says it's not equipped to give the shots. Other doctors not involved in the protest say the agency is.
At least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Google users in the United States had a lot of questions about blood pressure, hiccups and human papillomavirus in 2019. Those topics were among the 10 most-searched health-related questions asked this year using the search engine giant, according to new data provided by Google.
There is evidence that an ancient Chinese form of martial arts improves your mind and body, and may even contribute to a longer life.
Researchers have developed a self-cleaning plastic wrap that repels bacteria -- and could be used to prevent the transfer of antibiotic resistant superbugs, and other forms of dangerous bacteria.
Listen closely: Can you hear that noisy static in your brain?
Posted on: 9 December 2019 | 2:57 pm
No single product or brand is responsible for the thousands of vaping-related lung illnesses reported across the United States, according to a report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted on: 6 December 2019 | 7:19 pm
Permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener use was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health. The risk is more than six times higher for black women.
Posted on: 6 December 2019 | 9:10 am
An alleged anti-vaxxer has been charged with "incitement against the government vaccination order," the Samoan government said Thursday.
Posted on: 6 December 2019 | 7:46 am
Cell phones are a literal pain in the neck -- and face, eyes, nose, ears and head. A new study analyzing national emergency room data shows injuries to those areas of our bodies have risen "steeply" over the last 20 years.
Posted on: 5 December 2019 | 2:37 pm
As the number of measles cases continued to soar, more than 140,000 people across the globe died from measles last year, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
Posted on: 5 December 2019 | 1:24 pm
Scientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a month.
Posted on: 5 December 2019 | 1:33 am