As President Donald Trump completes his first year in office, Americans are increasingly concerned about health care, and their faith that government can fix it has fallen.
A new poll by The Associated...
A baby conceived in 1992 has finally been born a generation later, NBC News reported.
Emma Gibson was frozen as an embryo and donated to a faith-based clinic in Knoxville that specializes in embryo donation and...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:57 AM PST
Gene Therapy for Rare Form of Blindness Wins US Approval
U.S. health officials on Tuesday approved the nation's first gene therapy for an inherited disease, a treatment that improves the sight of patients with a rare form of blindness. It marks another major...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 04:36 AM PST
Scientists Tune Into Brain to Uncover Music's Healing Power
Music increasingly is becoming a part of patient care - although it's still pretty unusual to see roving performers captivating entire wards, like at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital one fall morning....
Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:32 PM PST
CDC: There's No Ban on Use of 'Fetus,' 'Science-Based'
No words have been banned from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's lexicon, according to the federal agency's director.
In a statement sent to NBC News on Monday, CDC Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald...
Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 11:32 AM PST
US Health Officials to Target High-Risk Alternative Remedies
U.S. health officials plan to crack down on a growing number of unproven alternative remedies, focusing on products containing dangerous ingredients that have occasionally been linked to serious injury and...
Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 10:28 AM PST
On the Front Lines of Drug Crisis, US Police Split on Narcan
The sheriff of Clermont County in Ohio firmly believes it's a call of duty for his deputies to carry a nasal spray that brings people back from the brink of death by drug overdose. Less than 50 miles away,...
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 08:28 PM PST
'Fetus,' 'Transgender' Among 7 Banned Words at CDC: Report
The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents. But federal health officials on Saturday pushed...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:45 PM PST
Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad
It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health.
The social media giant whose...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 01:56 PM PST
Judge Temporarily Blocks New Trump Rules on Birth Control
A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control.
Judge Wendy Beetlestone issued the...