Health group didn't disclose HIV tests, apologizes
Kaiser Permanente Northwest is apologizing to nearly 6,500 members in Oregon and Washington whose blood was tested for HIV without their knowledge or consent.
Ostomy saved me from a life in the bathroom
Doug Yakich had a life-changing colostomy about two years ago. He hopes his essay will inspire a national conversation about ostomies.
Another round for the House on 'Obamacare'
Only months away from the rollout of coverage for uninsured Americans, Republicans on Thursday were making their 37th attempt in a little more than two years
Study: Malaria-infected mosquitoes more attracted to human odor
Scientists are exploring how the malaria parasite itself may actually change a mosquito's behavior to make it more attracted to humans, as if controlling its
Health care workers sickened by new virus
The health care workers were exposed to patients with the novel coronavirus, or nCoV, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Shrinks, critics face off over psychiatric manual
Prominent critics say the American Psychiatric Association is out of control, turning common human problems into mental illnesses in a trend they say will just
Copper in hospital rooms may stop infections
Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina explored covering key surfaces in hospital intensive care units in copper alloy, and found that this is
5 ways to maximize your doctor's visit
You have all the tools you need to get the most out of your doctor's visit right at your fingertips. Technology can simplify your health care experience and
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast
Drug manufacturer agrees to $500 million penalty
A subsidiary of India's largest pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $500 million in fines and civil penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying