The torrential rains may have ended, yet many people in Texas and Florida continue to feel the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in unseen though dramatic ways.
Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 4:21 pm
Opioid drugs -- including both legally prescribed painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as illegal drugs such as heroin or illicit fentanyl -- are not only killing Americans, but also shortening their overall life spans. Opioids take about 2.5 months off our lives, according to a new analysis published in the medical journal JAMA.
Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 12:33 pm
Salmonella outbreaks linked to Maradol papayas from Mexico have sickened 235 people in 26 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seventy-eight people have been hospitalized, and two people, one from New York and one from California, have died.
Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 11:42 am
Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says.
Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 9:31 am
Imagine instead of viewing a shark-infested shipwreck or a space station in photos, technology meant you actually swam and floated right through them.
Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 3:41 am
It all started with pain killers after a dentist appointment. Now, Drake, a 32-year-old from Columbus, Ohio has struggled with opioid abuse for more than a decade.
Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 9:07 pm
Kate Walsh played a doctor on TV, but that didn't prepare her for being a patient.
Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 7:43 pm
Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 5:52 am
On the night before emergency workers had to evacuate people from a Florida nursing home where eight died, residents suffered in the sweltering heat as staff used fans to cool them, and one woman sat naked in a bed in a hallway, a video obtained by CNN shows.
Posted on: 16 September 2017 | 8:20 am
Reports involving two of the United States' major health systems detail incidents in which numerous medical professionals were disciplined for viewing patients' genitals while they were unconscious or deceased.
Posted on: 15 September 2017 | 5:19 pm
Posted on: 15 September 2017 | 10:12 am