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.
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters – hurricanes and earthquakes – and they're calling them "stormquakes."
EVALI is the newly named illness that has affected 1,000+ vaping enthusiasts, killing 26. But is a possible 'vaping prohibition' a rush to judgement?
The 12th annual Great California ShakeOut will help prepare Californians to practice their earthquake safety skills that include "Drop, Cover, and Hold On."
The billionaire Sackler family owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which filed for bankruptcy this week as part of an effort to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.
Natural disasters create opportunities for criminals. One of the best ways to avoid disaster fraud is to only donate to familiar organizations.
By thinning forests for less tree density and undergrowth, wildfires would not burn with the intensity that creates both ecological and economic disasters.
Just in time for this new school year, some retailers are expecting brisk sales of bullet-resistant backpacks. And there are plenty of them to choose from.