Know the signs of heat stroke before it's too late

Much of the U.S. is bracing for a scorching heat wave with record-breaking temperatures expected in at...

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

Geneva — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday. The virus...

Data show "tsunami" of opioids across U.S. as death toll rose

Drug Enforcement Administration records show drugmakers distributed 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills -- mostly generics -- to U.S. pharmacies even as the...

Drugstore chain CVS developing home kidney dialysis device

Drugstore chain CVS Health is stepping into the $35 billion market for end-stage kidney care, saying it is testing a new device for...

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency

Geneva — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday. The virus...

Opioid shipments ballooned as an addiction crisis grew, DEA data shows

Drugmakers and distributors dramagically increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012, according...

Planned Parenthood ousts president amid organizational turmoil

Planned Parenthood announced on Tuesday that it had removed its president, Dr. Leana Wen, effectively immediately, following months of conflict with the board...

Planned Parenthood ousts president amid organizational turmoil

Planned Parenthood announced on Tuesday that it had removed its president, Dr. Leana Wen, effectively immediately, following months of conflict with the board...

Nestlé launching new chocolate that ditches refined sugar

Nestlé says it has patented a new way to naturally sweeten chocolate using just the...

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other...

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