Tue, Aug 03, 2010 3:01 AM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Lots of problems — lung diseases, chest trauma, thoracic surgery — can cause an air leak in the lung, making the lung partially collapse.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 9:54 PM by Associated Press
Most of the infections are bubonic plague but four are pneumonic plague.
Coca-Cola : Coming Together
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 4:48 PM by Lisa Orkin Emmanuel, AP
A study released in May showed that 69 percent of black children and 58 percent of Hispanic kids either had low or no swimming ability.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 8:45 AM
Video: Newsweek’s Sharon Begley explains why summer vacations can be bad for your health.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 8:33 AM by Associated Press
The organization is trying to spur blood donations, but it didn't want to leave its many Amish donors out of the giveaway.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 12:00 AM by Margie Mason, AP
A rabies epidemic has gripped Bali, an island of 3 million people and one of Asia's top tourist destinations.
Sun, Aug 01, 2010 12:01 AM by Heidi Vogt, AP
The idea is that soldiers will heal best if kept with those who understand what they've been through, rather than being moved to a U.S. treatment center.
Sat, Jul 31, 2010 1:38 PM
In the unlikely event that you have dead mice in your freezer, this salmonella recall may apply to you.
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 4:24 PM by Jeanne Bonner
There are a few basic strategies to prevent germ spread. With that in mind, here are a few ideas.
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 1:15 PM
Born with severe birth defects in the 1950s due to a morning sickness drug, 45 victims will share a $3 million annual payout for two decades.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 5:37 PM by Maggie Fox, Reuters
People with strong social relationships were 50 percent less likely to die early than people without such support, according to a recent study.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 4:15 PM by Pascal Fletcher, Reuters
Florida's proximity to affected countries, the flow of people from there and similar tropical climate factors increase the state's risk.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 3:22 PM by Bryan Nelson
Rogue proteins that transmit the disease were observed out of healthy brain tissue.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 11:28 AM by Kate Kelland, Reuters
Experts warn that a new edition of a commonly used manual could devalue the seriousness of mental illness and label almost everyone as having some kind of disorder.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 6:44 AM by Michelle Roberts, AP
Modern wars have brought a new kind of patient to facial prothestics labs: wounded warriors, who have suffered heavy burns and multiple traumas.