The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse.
Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out...
The flu epidemic has had life-changing consequences for a Carrollton family in Texas
Desiree Buckingham-Ramirez says her 8-year-old son Witten Ramirez is battling a brain infection that doctors say was caused by...
Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 06:41 AM PST
Loma Linda Sets Up Medical Tent Due to Surge in Flu Patients
Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully...
Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 04:11 AM PST
Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.
Many groups are working on liquid biopsy...
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 05:01 AM PST
Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel
Britain has created a “minister for loneliness” to tackle public health problems associated with social isolation, NBC News reported. The minister, Tracey Crouch, was appointed after research showed that one in...
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 03:51 AM PST
Century After Pandemic, Science Takes Its Best Shot at Flu
The descriptions are haunting.
Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins.
A century after one of history's...
Can you recognize a lion? How about remembering a list of five words, right away and five minutes later?
President Donald Trump can. He got all the usual tests as part of his annual physical exam as president...