The federal agency said it wants to create seven or eight networks around the county linked to government labs.
The Pittsburgh hospital network signs a one-year agreement with a China-based operation to develop cancer care services on Hainan Island.
The program is aimed at understanding the impact of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on active-duty military members and veterans.
The United Nations agency said member nations have so far donated only 13 percent of the money required.
State Department of Human Services’ Medicaid program has seen its bill for hepatitis C treatment jump from $33.7 million to $138.1 million.
Along with tummy tucks and facelifts, some people are preserving youth by transferring fat from other parts of the body to the face.
NanoKnife Irreversible Electroporation can destroy pancreatic cancer that hasn’t metastasized and extend survival time.
West Virginia senator battles big pharma, bureaucrats from Capitol Hill in his fight against opioid addiction in his state.
Overdosed: In this installment, how West Virginia has been ravaged by opioid addiction, and the efforts to reverse the epidemic.
Brazil has been the epicenter of the epidemic.
The study was posted on a site that lets other scientists comment.
The first-of-a-kind device, Probuphine, arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction tied to opioids.
Experts have warned for years that overuse of antibiotics is weakening the effectiveness of human defenses against harmful bacteria.
While the state cracks down on pill mills and doctors, people with chronic pain say they are left with few alternatives.
Tracy A. Fischer, 47, of Erie, was one of four transplant patients who contracted mold infections at Presbyterian or Montefiore hospitals.
Woman’s particular strain of E. coli has shown a resistance to colistin, a drug used for difficult-to-treat infections.
A new study estimates as “substantial” the risk of a severe birth defect when the mother is infected early in the pregnancy.
After 18-month defense, the former Breakthrough Pain physician signed a plea agreement Wednesday.
In Lower Burrell, the young mayor for the day and other officials declare May 25 Donation Awareness Day throughout Westmoreland County.
This is the first time the surgery is recommended specifically as a diabetes treatment rather than as obesity treatment with a side benefit.
The measure for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxics in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.
Maryland triggered unintended consequences after it began tracking prescriptions and disciplining rogue prescribers.
A free dental clinic will provide fillings, cleanings, extractions, root-canal treatments and oral health education.
In a review of ChildLine, the Pa. auditor general found that 22 percent of the calls last year — or nearly 42,000 — were unanswered.
The latest recall includes Toyota, Scion and Lexus models from the 2006-2011 model years.
A new Ohio law stripping Planned Parenthood clinics of the remaining $1.3 million they receive from the state was placed on hold Monday.
Wake Forest researchers identify benefit for those ages 75 and up when blood pressure goes down a lot instead of a little.
Chronic disease prevention expert points to society’s role in obesity; vaccine researcher says threat to immune system is a national issue.
Florida physician, a specialist in cancer care, says recommending health diet and regular exercise has helped his patients and himself.
An endocrinologist and an exercise class leader who knows about weight loss personally agree that support, not criticism, is the answer.
The Drug Enforcement Administration hopes the powerful video will raise drug awareness among parents, teachers, teens.
The medical marijuana commission abruptly capping the number of businesses that can process marijuana into pills, oils and other products.
Immune cells in the brain previously blamed for Alzheimer’s actually corral the damage-causing amyloid plaques, a Yale study has found.
Jeffrey Bado faces trial on charges that he fed the black market by prescribing more than 3 million oxycodone pills.
From 2011 through 2015, across addiction-ravaged Appalachia, 608 doctors have been disciplined for overprescribing narcotics.
Restrictions on smokeless tobacco at baseball stadiums are popping up in cities across the country.
The government will now count women whose blood tests show the presence of the virus even if they show no symptoms.
Calories will be prominently displayed starting in 2018.
PWSA will form a Water Quality Advisory Committee of representatives from academic, consulting and health organizations, as well as DEP.
The CDC will begin posting a weekly update on the number of pregnant women with likely Zika infections that health officials are monitoring.
In addition, about 1 in 8 of these inspections found problems so serious that the pool had to be closed immediately.
Both measures face veto threats from President Barack Obama.
Bishop Bickerton moves the "Imagine No Malaria" campaign into a new phase that imagines “abundant health for every child in every place.”
Local advocates want the state to put more emphasis on the family members and volunteers who provide assistance.
The measure cuts back President Barack Obama’s request but offers more money to fight Zika than would House GOP conservatives.
The risk of addiction to pain medications has been a major topic among state officials.
The growing trend of temporary exposure to extremely low temperatures has users claiming many health benefits the FDA has yet to confirm.
The Springdale pizza shop was cited for holding food at unsafe temperatures and other problems.
The groundbreaking operation may also help accident victims and some of the many U.S. veterans maimed by roadside bombs.
The justices seemed divided, but on Monday were unanimous about two things: A compromise is possible, and district courts should find it.