Thu, Jun 03, 2010 6:58 AM by Jonathan Lynn, Reuters
The agency's guidance on whether a disease constitutes a pandemic determines how governments handle an outbreak.
Thu, Jun 03, 2010 5:50 AM by Noaki Schwartz and Matthew Brown, AP
Few studies have examined the effects of oil exposure, but workers' symptoms are similar to those from crews deployed for the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.
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Wed, Jun 02, 2010 12:28 PM
Video: Hoping to find a cure, researchers study 5,000 Colombian relatives afflicted by early dementia.
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 8:25 AM by E.B. Solomont
Hiking all 2,175 miles is not for the faint of heart, but the annual pilgrimage brings out a new crop of enthusiasts every spring.
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 6:27 AM by Alister Doyle, Reuters
The UN study says more vegetarianism can decrease pollution, diseases, greenhouse gases and forest destruction.
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 12:01 AM by Mike Stobbe, AP
A third of U.S. companies offer financial incentives to get their employees to lose weight.
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 9:06 PM by Katy Rank Lev
Promising drug targets tumor proteins.
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 1:24 PM by Agence France-Presse
In terms of proportion, North America, Western Europe and Australia have the highest cancer mortality rates.
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 12:32 PM
Video: Some doctors are turning to the age-old practice of using leeches in treatment as a drug-free way to treat pain in patients.
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 10:18 AM by Sidney Stevens
Hospitals and offices for doctors and dentists tend to the planet's health with eco-friendly supplies and practices.
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 3:04 AM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Researchers measured biochemical changes in the blood of a variety of people as they exercised.
Fri, May 28, 2010 7:11 PM by Reuters
A 12-year-old Australian and her mother are the first to try the drug, which fights Hendra virus, a disease that can kill 75 percent of people infected.
Fri, May 28, 2010 12:56 PM
Video: Internet video shows an Indonesian 2-year-old indulging in a cigarette habit.
Thu, May 27, 2010 7:12 PM by Reuters
Flu strains were thought to be the product of China and Southeast Asia, but the U.S. may provide an incubating ground for some strains.
Thu, May 27, 2010 5:19 PM
After a lesser-known strain of E. coli caused an outbreak of illness in April, other rare strains are seen as a threat to public health.