Planned Parenthood rolls out STD testing apps
Planned Parenthood has launched mobile apps that let users in California, Minnesota and Washington state request a home lab kits that tests for two...
In old age, current and former smokers face early lung disease
There may be 35 million older Americans with undiagnosed lung disease due to cigarette smoking, a new study suggests.
Skinny jeans blamed for woman’s collapse
An Australian woman became seriously ill, collapsed and was unable to walk after wearing a pair of skinny jeans, news.com.au reported.
Child diagnosed with measles on Martha’s Vineyard
An unidentified child was diagnosed with measles on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., leading hospital officials on the island to warn community members...
Cyberbullying on social media linked to teen depression
Cyberbullying on social media is linked to depression in teenagers, according to new research that analyzed multiple studies of the online...
More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese
More than two-thirds of women and three-fourths of men in the United States are now either overweight or obese, according to a new study.
Unhealthy teens face college and job obstacles
Being in poor health as a teenager can have a long-term influence on someone's educational and job opportunities in adulthood, a new review...
Climate change health risk is a 'medical emergency', experts warn
The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last 50 years of gains in development and global health,...
Many with early breast cancer have too many imaging tests
Nearly nine in 10 women with early breast cancer have imaging exams to see if the cancer has spread, despite official recommendations against such...
Ebola returns to Sierra Leone capital after three-week gap
Sierra Leone has recorded two new cases of Ebola in Freetown in the past few days, disproving the assumption that the capital city had already...
FDA approves Medicines Co's blood clot drug after a decade
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Medicines Co's blood clot preventer Cangrelor, which has faced multiple setbacks since it...
Massachusetts launches plan to counter heroin epidemic
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker unveiled a $27 million plan on Monday to increase the state's capacity to treat drug addicts and reduce the...