A government-appointed task force recommends depression screenings for high at-risk populations including pregnant women in an effort to reduce cases of post-partum depression (PPD) among mothers.
President Barack Obama is due to include in his proposed budget measures to the Congress a retirement plan for 30 million American workers to save money for retirement.
Managed-care and health insurance giant Centene Corp. publicly announced its current internal efforts of retrieving lost medical records of its 950, 000 clients.
American Red Cross announces emergency after its blood and platelet reserves dry up as a result of severe winter condition.
A startling report released by the American Heart Association explains how heart attack symptoms differ between men and women.
Blood-testing unicorn company Theranos is currently in hot water as US health inspectors discovered a number of undisclosed deficiencies in its Newark-based blood-testing facility.
A UK-based study proves that a component of breast milk protein is powerful enough to destroy drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs
A two-year old toddler from Dudley, Northumberland, UK inadvertently suffers from another life threatening liver disease as a result of repeated blasts of chemotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.
A government-commissioned study in Japan shows that the average cancer survival rate for 10 years is 58.2% but maintains that mortality still varies according to cancer type.
A leaked report revealed that a home-schooled boy in Wales died from scurvy without the benefit of welfare intervention from the government.
A new niche Tinder-like dating app has emerged to cater the marginalized hook-up needs of plus-size audience.
Formerly conjoined twin Conner Mirabal bade farewell to his hospital home for 13 months while leaving his brother Carter behind to receive further treatment and care.
New government-released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals a sharp 263% rise of birth defect known as gastroschisis particularly for young African-American mothers for the past two decades.
Spanish doctors diagnosed a rare case of scurvy in an 11-month old baby whose diet consisted mainly of vegan-based almond milk
Amid her continuing struggle with chronic Lyme disease since 2012, Real Housewives on Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster took to the social media in expressing thanks to people who helped her in her painful ordeal with the tick-borne illness.