A potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba has been discovered in a water system that serves more than 12,500 people in southeast Louisiana.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday in a bleak assessment of the deadly disease.
HolaDoctor has launched a mobile app called MiDieta that's designed to help Hispanics control their weight in a healthy way.
Obamacare now prevents insurers from rejecting customers with expensive medical conditions, but they still have ways to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.
A new program plans to help the growing number of Spanish speakers in 19 municipalities get health and social services.
The nation's top public health experts have ruled out an Ebola viral infection in a patient quarantined this week in Sacramento.
Californians like their state's version of the Affordable Care Act, but some are having a hard time paying the premiums, a new Field Poll finds.
Treatment with a drug normally used for a bone marrow condition has completely reversed baldness caused by alopecia in three patients, scientists announced.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals climbed in premarket trading Friday after the company reported promising results from a small clinical trial of an experimental hepatitis C drug.
The clock is ticking down for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under Obamacare.
When villagers in Gabon ate a chimpanzee found dead in the forest, they unwittingly set off an Ebola outbreak that killed 21 people and 13 gorillas.
Putting hand sanitizers in classrooms in the hopes of reducing school absences because of illness may not be worth the expense.