Why it’s so hard to treat dementia

Part of the difficulty in finding treatments for dementia stems from the fact it’s not a single disease, but a complex health problem with m…

How the flu turns deadly

There were 11,965 laboratory-confirmed flu-related hospitalizations reported from October 1 to January 20. The number of people infected wit…

Flu death toll growing

The death toll from the flu outbreak that is gripping the United States is growing.

Should you take zinc for colds?

Experts say taking zinc won’t prevent a cold, but may help you recover more quickly if you do get sick.

Flu season takes deadly toll

Flu is now widespread in 49 states, and at least 37 children have died as a result of the virus so far this season.

Teens charged in pineapple assault

High school students accused of intentionally exposing classmate to pineapple juice despite knowing about her life-threatening allergy.