April's high levels of rainfall led to continued flooding across the GTA's many beaches, creating a "breeding ground" for mosquitos and of course, West Nile Virus
(Reuters Health) - In Oregon, the rate of cardiac arrests happening outside of hospitals fell significantly after implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of health insurance covera
How to cook healthy meals with fresh ingredients and seasonal items.
ABC News' Olivia Smith and Chef Yasmina Ksikes show how to make dishes featuring the best flavors of summer.
Republicans are touting that premiums would go down under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills
Researchers in Finland found in a recent study that low socioeconomic status in childhood increases risk for cardiac structure and function issues in adulthood.
(Reuters Health) - Cancer survivors are less than half as likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke as they were a generation ago, a U.S. study suggests.
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled to control a fast-growing wildfire in central Arizona on Wednesday, prompting the governor to warn that the coming hours would be crucial in battling the bla
President Donald Trump says the health care package is "working along very well" and suggested there could be a "big surprise coming."
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, has taken two new steps to provide more lower-cost prescription drug alternatives and increase competition.
The federal government plans to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Métis and Inuit health research
The pastor of a church that rejects modern medicine is due in court in Pennsylvania on a charge that he failed to report suspected abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter died of pneumonia
Count Maine's Republican Gov. Paul LePage among those opposing the Senate health care bill
LONDON (Reuters) - The World Bank has launched a "pandemic bond" to support an emergency financing facility intended to release money quickly to fight a major health crisis like the 2014 Ebola outbrea
Just how long can humans live? Biologists at Montreal's McGill University having been studying the question and say if there’s a limit, they haven’t
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has found that food products sold by multinational companies in the country contained different ingredients to identical-brand products sold in Austria and Germany, and said
(Reuters) - Vectura Group Plc said on Wednesday it has signed an exclusive deal with Sandoz AG, a unit of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, to develop a generic copy of an existing combined lung therapy for t
Researchers at Dartmouth Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found that electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, use increases the risk of cigarette smoking in youth.
A new report reveals the extent and severity of America's drug problems. It found that marijuana is the nation's drug of choice, with 70 percent of study participants using it.
An acute heart attack should not be viewed in isolation – myocardial infarction is a "systemic" condition with an impact upon the whole body and engenders responses in other organs, such as liver and
A new method used to perform geochemical analysis of fossilized eggs from China has shown that oviraptorosaurs incubated their eggs with their bodies within a 35–40° C range, similar to extant birds t
Stem cell research holds huge potential for medicine and human health. In particular, human embryonic stem cells (ESCs), with their ability to turn into any cell in the human body, are essential to th
Sleep disturbances can warn of worsening suicidal thoughts in young adults, independent of the severity of an individual's depression, a study has found.
A discovery of multiple toothpick grooves on teeth and signs of other manipulations by a Neanderthal of 130,000 years ago are evidence of a kind of prehistoric dentistry, according to a new study rese
A new study allows to visualize 'in vivo' how melanomas act before metastasis occurs, and how these invasive signals are reactivated when surgery is not efficient. The researchers have also identified
The lack of clean water in many areas around the world is a persistent, major public health problem. One day, tiny robots could help address this issue by zooming around contaminated water and cleanin
Last October, researchers proclaimed the biological limit to the human lifespan is peaking at around 115-ish. But two Canadian biologists argue that analysis was flawed
No one so far has lived longer than 122 - the age reached by Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment. But Dutch researchers forecast that a woman will reach the milestone of 125 by the year 2070.
(Reuters Health) - People with heart disease are at risk of dying sooner when they suffer from chronic depression and anxiety, a recent study suggests.
One in eight couples will deal with infertility.
Researchers from the National University of Singapore have created a probiotic sour beer that may boost immunity and improve gut health.
Police said on Tuesday that they have spotted two synthetic opioids: acrylfentanyl, which kills with just one dab, and tetrahydrofureon, which is so new it is not on the list of banned substances.
Trump says getting approval of Senate health care bill will be 'very tough'
Camille Echols rushed her daughter Ashley, 11, to an Atlanta ER last week after the little girl was exposed to chicken pox. Ashley had a kidney transplant so she is vulnerable to diseases.