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7 min ago | WTLC-AM Indianapolis
Did you know that 1 in 32 black women will be infected with HIV in their lifetimes, if current trends continue? March 10 is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
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4 hrs ago | HON
Many parents know that allergies are seasonal, but fewer may realize that the same is true of asthma: A new study suggests the riskiest time for children with asthma is September, as they head back to school.
8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Dave Snyder, pharmacist in charge at the outpatient pharmacy at Presence Covenant Medical Center, counts out antibiotics Friday at the facility in Urbana.
12 hrs ago | PsychCentral
Alzheimer's disease is often under-reported as a cause of death and may contribute to nearly as many deaths as heart disease or cancer, according to a new study published in Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
14 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse
New research has revealed the number of deaths caused by Alzheimer's Disease may be far greater than what's been reported by the Centers for Disease Control.
After years of running Minnesota's largest needle exchange, Brian Warden is beginning to see something new among the increasing numbers of suburban and rural heroin users coming to trade in used needles.
You have heard, and will hear, it time and time again: " Lyme disease is cured with a few weeks of antibiotics."
FREE Fall Risk Assessments and Balance Education A Presentation from Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers in conjunction with The Kelly Senior Center One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
Although somewhat controversial, the voluntary organization Efrat has since 1977 been presenting gifts to needy women who decide not to have an abortion.
Marine Corps veteran Thomas Corbett puts on his shoes with the help of his wife, Doris Corbett, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at their home in Reidsville.
Dr. Marcus Plescia, Mecklenburg County's new health director, is following in the footsteps of his grandfather, who was a physician in England, and his uncle, a Catholic priest in Italy who cared for the spiritual needs of infirmed elderly villagers.
The oil and gas industry, the nation's chambers of commerce, and politicians who are dependent upon campaign contributions from the industry and the chambers, claim fracking is safe.
With television, the internet, and media constantly influencing the way we receive knowledge, it's easy for misinterpretation to occur - especially when it comes to sex.
The University of California-Santa Barbara began vaccinations for meningitis on Feb. 24. The vaccinations are welcome, but too late for UCSB lacrosse player Aaron Loy, whose feet were amputated after he contracted meningitis in November.
At least one percent of Americans are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus, which over time can severely damage the liver, according to a new study.
Antibiotics prescribed in doctors' offices are linked with many cases of serious bacterial infections that can cause severe diarrhea in children, according to a new study.