William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91
Proclaimed a hero, Dr. McBride was later embroiled in lengthy controversies over faulty research.
More than 500 fall ill after visiting Tennessee zipline attraction
E. coli bacteria was found in water at a popular ziplining attraction in Tennessee where more than 500 people reportedly fell ill, health officials...
Six North Carolina nurses show off their 'baby bumps' in adorable photo
Six nurses in North Carolina who are all expecting within months of each showed off their “baby bumps” in a recent photo shared by the medical...
In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.
Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been...
Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It’s Complicated
A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging...
Florida man warns about saltwater poisoning after dog dies days after beach trip
A Florida man is warning pet owners to keep a close eye on their dogs this summer after a routine trip to the beach led to the freak death of his...
Worried About Varicose Veins? Here's What You Need to Know
Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men in their lifetime, and there are many ways they can be treated.
Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism
Though the disease was eradicated decades ago, national security experts fear that stocks of the virus in labs could be released as a bioweapon.
Texas sheriff's deputy with 'heart of gold' to donate kidney to man in need
A sheriff’s deputy in Texas plans to donate one of his kidneys to a man who has been having difficulty finding a match.
What is bacterial meningitis? Signs, symptoms and treatment for the infection
Everything you need to know about bacterial meningitis.
Is Surgery the Best Option for Penetrating Kidney Trauma?
SLU surgeon Sameer A. Siddiqui, M.D., and his research team examined patient records to study the best approach for renal trauma injuries.
Study Shows Women's Emotional Distress is Not Associated with Poor Infertility Treatment Outcomes
A new study reveals evidence that women's emotional state does not have a strong connection with the success of infertility treatment.