New York City is attempting to do more to combat prescription painkiller abuse in light of new data that has found that prescription painkiller deaths have skyrocketed over the course of just six years.
Long-term use of prescription painkillers has become a serious problem in the United States, as an estimated 4.3 million adults in this country use these medications on a regular basis.
In 2011, 18 girls and one boy in Le Roy, New York developed mysterious Tourette's syndrome-like symptoms.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a fairly common disorder among children.
A recent study has found that bed rest may actually hurt women and babies and can even double the risk of premature birth.
The bill, which will likely be signed by the state's governor, will allow patients with a terminal illness to receive lethal doses of prescription medicine if they so choose.
A chilling video has prompted outrage in Syria when a video depicting a rebel eating a soldier’s heart was made public.
The process in developing the burger has been a laborious one.
Colin Fiedler was clinically dead for 40 minutes before doctors brought him back to life.
Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel have devised a method that may be able to repair nerve damage.
Drug addiction is a notoriously difficult problem to fix.
Judging by the number of women that straight male musicians have bedded, many women are attracted to male musicians.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mothers, generally with cards, flowers and chocolates.
Police say that the case is unusual because of the sheer number of patients who managed to escape.
Congenital heart disease is one of the most common abnormalities in babies, affecting nearly 1 percent of all newborns.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.