Many imbibers abstain from alcohol over January, but medical experts aren’t in agreement on whether a month-long abstinence is a healthy choice.
When government-sponsored health insurance expands in 2014, more than a quarter of new Medicaid recipients will be ex-inmates.
Research calls for more intelligent approaches to search for a cure for cancer, one which focuses on the different characteristics of specific cancers, and which considers how cancer develops differently depending on the individual patient.
A recent report shows that in Southeast Asia, and India in particular, children and adults are still at risk of brain damage and disease from lead paint inside the home.
As some Americans face the cancellation of their current insurance policies, lawmakers and consumers ponder the benefits and challenges of the Affordable Care Act’s minimum coverage requirements.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has challenged health care researchers to design a new condom; one that is easy to use and will reduce global incidences of sexually transmitted infections.
Research indicates that socio-economic and cultural factors can have a significant impact on regional health levels across the UK.
On World AIDS Day 2013, the World Health Organization focused on the issue of children and teens under 18 who need better access to HIV testing and treatment.
In Senegal, a practice known as kangaroo mother care keeps premature babies close to their mothers to improve health.
A new study from researchers in China and Singapore shows that a fatal hypersensitivity to the drug dapsone is based in genetics, and can be assessed before the drug is prescribed.