Posted: 04/24/2014 - Federal health regulators Thursday approved the first alternative in the U.S. to the traditional pap smear.
Posted: 04/24/2014 - More cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. so far this year than at the same point of any year since the mid-90s.
Posted: 04/24/2014 - Investigators can’t determine whether a couple’s sperm sample was swapped intentionally with that of a convicted felon who worked at the fertility clinic.
Posted: 04/24/2014 - Authorities temporarily closed a private clinic in Mexico after a patient was found dead inside of a hyperbaric chamber.
Posted: 04/23/2014 - Hundreds of thousands of rechargeable baby video monitor batteries are being recalled because they pose a burn hazard.
Posted: 04/23/2014 - Scott & White Hospital in Temple launches a new program Thursday involving just 15 hospitals nationwide that’s aimed at helping heart patients when they’re most vulnerable.
Posted: 04/23/2014 - A Michigan man is among the first in the U.S. to receive a so-called “bionic eye.”
Posted: 04/22/2014 - A federal panel of expert advisers Tuesday rejected an experimental combination pain kill.
Updated: 04/22/2014 - A New York hospital is reinforcing its ban on e-cigarettes after a woman was injured in a fire that broke out as she puffed on one.
Posted: 04/22/2014 - Saudi Arabia is reporting two more deaths from a potentially fatal virus linked to SARS.
Posted: 04/22/2014 - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 140.
Posted: 04/22/2014 - Federal regulators unveiled a proposal Tuesday aimed at streamlining the process of approving medical devices.
Posted: 04/21/2014 - A new study finds that the potent painkiller codeine is given to thousands of children in emergency rooms despite guidelines that limit use.
Posted: 04/21/2014 - Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners.
Posted: 04/19/2014 - A man and a woman who met as teens and were married for 70 years died just 15 hours apart.
Posted: 04/18/2014 - The flu season isn’t over yet, apparently.
Posted: 04/17/2014 - A new report on food poisoning notes a decline in illnesses from salmonella.
Posted: 04/17/2014 - Twin boys who were conjoined at birth have been released from the Texas hospital that’s been their home since they were born.
Posted: 04/16/2014 - Enrollment for coverage under the Affordable Care Act has exceeded expectations in Houston.v
Posted: 04/16/2014 - A deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa involves a new strain of the lethal virus.
Posted: 04/16/2014 - A local hospital has been honored for its treatment of stroke patients.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - A small study has turned up evidence of changes in the brains of casual pot smokers.