Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn’t budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a government analysis finds.
The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship’s 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened with a gastrointestinal illness.
US adults covered by private plans or no plans at all have lower psychological distress than those with public plans such as the Affordable Care Act or Medicare.
Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest.
According to a new study, 97 percent of chicken breasts bought in stores across the U.S. was found to contain potentially harmful bacteria.
North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic is on pace to end the year with the fewest number of pregnancy-ending procedures recorded in more than a decade, a drop the facility’s director attributes in part to new legislation she says has confused some women into thinking abortion in the state is now outlawed.
A series of sexual-assault cases on college campuses have spurred a backlash from accused male students who are now using anti-gender discrimination laws under Title IX to make their case that such accusations are biased against men.
We all know that blood banks help save lives, but one D.C. councilmember says a breast milk bank in the District could help get young lives off to a good start.