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The Texas Medical Association is backing legislation that would allow health care providers to collect or verify patient information by swiping that patient’s driver’s license.
Concussions are drawing more attention, but some advocates are debating how to reduce preventable deaths from sudden cardiac arrest and heat stroke.
With the proliferation of computer technology tying workers to their seats, Esther Gokhale has been teaching people about basic posture to avoid back pain.
David A. Patterson, a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has firsthand knowledge of the substance abuse and other problems facing American Indian communities.
Though the amount was below danger levels, researchers warned of a small increased risk of cancers in humans.
The Agriculture Department said approval of the crops might affect the environment and human health.
The agency’s decision on generic Opana ER came just weeks after it reached the opposite conclusion in the case of another frequently abused painkiller, OxyContin.
French officials said Friday that they are examining three people who came into contact with a man hospitalized with a new respiratory coronavirus related to SARS.
New York City violated federal law because its emergency management plans failed to address the needs of the disabled during Tropical Storm Irene, the government said on Friday.
Bureaucratic and technical obstacles have slowed the distribution of federal aid in places where water is laced with nitrates and other pollutants.
President Obama told consumers not to be fooled by misinformation and said access to care was a right he would defend.
Dannon cut the sugar in its Danimals Smoothies for children, but it did so with the utmost care to make sure children couldn’t taste the difference.
In a scathing ruling, the judge said the process of denying broad distribution of the drug has been “corrupted by political interference” for years.
The Recipes for Health columnist Martha Rose Shulman offers recipes for pickling less conventional vegetables.
When my patient took herself off the active liver transplant list, I had to ask myself a question: Did I have some type of duty to get her to change her mind?
The American Heart Association said owning a dog was “probably associated” with better heart health.
Some specialized units for dementia care do manage to improve on traditional nursing home care, recent studies suggest.
The president of Planned Parenthood says that some members of Congress “forget that women are part of the equation.”