A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
Young New Yorkers who want to light up will soon have to wait for their 21st birthdays before they can buy a pack of cigarettes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some Texas cases in a severe stomach bug outbreak last summer have been linked to Mexican cilantro.
Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
A vaccine against a cervical cancer virus has cut infections in teen girls by half, according to a study released Wednesday.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject.
The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually.
January U.S. flu reports have reached the highest level since monthly Gallup tracking of the illness began in 2008.
Researchers say that President Barack Obama’s order to encourage use of federal money to study gun violence may help lead to more knowledge about how to prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving. And health officials think the number is probably higher.