Study Ties Drug Shortage to Reduced Cancer Survival

Young cancer patients who couldn’t get a key medicine because of a national drug shortage were more likely to suffer a relapse than others...

Babies with Down Syndrome Living Longer, But Disparities Still Seen with Black Infants

The occurrence of Down syndrome and the number of fatalities related to the condition have decreased among American children, according to a new study....

Congress Passes Private Bill for African Student, Grants Permanent Residency

It’s been a long road for Sopuruchi Victor Chukwueke. Abandoned at a Nigerian orphanage because of the large tumors taking over the front and...

Asthma, Diabetes, and Other Health Conditions Bring Greater Flu Risks

If you are one of the millions of Americans with a long-term health condition like asthma, diabetes, stroke, heart or lung disease, this important...

Obesity Outranks Starvation as Global Killer, Report Says

Research results compiled from the work of roughly 500 researchers in 50 countries conclude that obesity and the diseases that arise as a result...

Researchers Find Link Between Childhood Physical Abuse and Asthma in African Americans

Researchers have made a connection between childhood abuse suffered by African-American women and asthma which develops later in their lives. As part of the Black...

Ten Natural Pain Remedies You Won’t Hear About From Your Doctor

  BURLINGTON, Vt.-- Early on in his career as a professional fitness trainer, before exploring natural pain remedies, Jesse Cannone realized that it was not...

N.J. Students Sickened by Bob Marley Drink at School

HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials have removed a drink named after reggae icon Bob Marley after several New Jersey students were sickened. Marley's Mellow...

Researchers Suggest Extended Tamoxifen Breast Cancer Therapy

Medical researchers have added five years to the recommended time period that breast cancer survivors should take advantage of during life-saving drug therapy. Tamoxifen was...

World AIDS Day 2012

On Dec. 1, countries around the globe recognized World AIDS Day. To commemorate the day, President Obama hosted a White House reception for people...

Couches Found in Minority Homes Include Cancer-Causing Ingredient

A cancer-causing flame retardant was found in the couches and dust of minority homes across the country, according to two new studies published in...

Judge Orders Tobacco Companies to Admit to Years of Lying

After years of lying to the U.S. about the dangers of cigarettes, tobacco companies must admit to the public in an advertising campaign saying they...