A surge in U.S infants born with symptoms of withdrawal is driven largely by rising drug use among women in rural areas.
The CDC called for an expansion of syringe access programs to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
“Nordic Walking” uses poles to help relieve stress on joints during exercise.
Austin health department workers hung bags of condoms and information about safe sex from trees at a park.
Key health care groups are telling the incoming Republican administration that it’s not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law.
Dangerous drugs are showing up on the streets in several Alabama counties.
Why juggling so many things at once can do more harm than good.
Several changes are causing the life expectancy to drop. Among them: how more people are getting sick, and addiction.
The U.S. surgeon general says electronic cigarettes are a public health threat to young people.
Secretary of State William Galvin’s office plans to deliver the official results of the Nov. 8 ballot question to the Governor’s Council for…
The tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids.
A trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago.
Looking for a full body workout? It’s these straps that create total resistance extreme or TRX.
A diabetes drug developed in Kalamazoo is showing promise in treating Parkinson’s disease.
The Baker administration launched a pilot program on Thursday to help combat the deadly prescription drug crisis.
I love my coffee but I worry that I drink too much. Is it bad for me?
Baystate Medical Center is notifying thousands of patients who had open-heart surgery that they may be at risk of a dangerous infection.
Social engagement has been linked to better cognitive function at age 50 by researchers in the United Kingdom.
A third dose of the MMR vaccine is currently being talked about as cases continue to grow particulary at college campuses.
If you do have to venture outdoors, cover up – any skin exposed is at risk for frostbite.