The world continues to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumps into the air, but it’s not rising as fast as in the previous couple years.
Health investigators in Colorado are not ruling out norovirus as the cause of hundreds of cases of a mystery illness across the state.
In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Despite the high incidence of outbreaks, there are ways you can prevent hepatitis A.
Venice at risk: The historic lagoon city of Venice exists on the edge of a double threat: As it sinks, the seas rise – causing historic flooding.
There were over 113,000 men, women and children on the national transplant waiting list as of July 2019. Donations make a huge difference in people's lives.
U.S. health officials estimate that millions of cases of heart disease and other illnesses are linked to abuse and other physical and psychological harm suffered early in life.
Fentanyl is driving drug overdose deaths in the U.S. overall, but in nearly half of the country, it's a different story. Meth is the bigger killer, a new government report shows.
The stethoscope may be replaced by handheld devices that rely on ultrasound technology, A.I. and smartphone apps instead of doctors' ears.
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters – hurricanes and earthquakes – and they're calling them "stormquakes."