Around the globe, an estimated 1.1 billion people are unable to prove their identity. They have no official ID -- no passport, no birth certificate, no bank card -- and as a result, they're unable to access basic services, such as healthcare.
A drug used to euthanize animals has been found in canned dog food, prompting a recall.
In 2016, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the Zika virus caused birth defects in babies born to women who had been infected while pregnant. This was the first mosquito-borne disease known to cause birth defects.
Teens are not staying silent about what happened at a high school in Florida this week.
For years before Nikolas Cruz gunned down classmates and teachers at his former high school, his mother had repeatedly called police to the home to help deal with his violent outbursts, threats and self-destructive behavior, according to police documents obtained by CNN on Friday.
Exposure to the toxins in secondhand smoke can cause cancer and other serious problems. Know what you're breathing — and consider practical steps for clearing the air.
The premise is intergenerational care, providing wisdom to the young and relationships -- and, in turn, longevity -- to the old.
When your stomach starts grumbling, what is the most satisfying and healthy snack to grab?
The deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said he will do everything "within my lane" to combat high drug prices and that he sees drug companies "gaming the system to try to block competition" in a multitude of ways in the marketplace.
The victims were pale and terrified. Some were in tears, others didn't say a word. Some were afraid they were dying, others were already gone.
Flu season is still raging in the United States, yet already it ranks among the most difficult in recent years. One reason: This year's vaccine has been just 36 percent effective against both A and B virus strains, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated in Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
How could a young man whose lawyers say he has been "experiencing and enduring mental illness his entire life" purchase a semiautomatic rifle?
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A Yakima County Superior Court Judge has awarded a group of home health workers $2.8 million after it was found that they were regularly required to work additional hours without pay.
The debate over guns in America has been renewed following the mass shooting in Florida on Wednesday. The discussion has followed a familiar script, with Democrats wanting to enact gun control and Republicans tending to focus on mental health issues.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Find out what the warning signs and symptoms are here.
An Irish drugmaker has jacked up the price of a painkiller to nearly $3,000 a bottle. The drug is 22 times more expensive than when the company acquired it in late 2013.
The first human case of the H7N4 strain of avian influenza has been reported in China, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection announced Wednesday.
Norm Thurston is a "free-market guy" — a conservative health economist in Republican-run Utah who rarely sees the government's involvement in anything as beneficial.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day Astria Heart Institute in Yakima hosted a cardiac expo.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about the hearing, vision, balance and brain symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called "health attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba. The reports do not include a…
Doctors remain baffled by concussion-like symptoms that manifested in US government personnel while they were on assignment in Havana, Cuba. Their findings are laid out in a comprehensive medical report published Wednesday on what they found when they examined the patients. CNN first reported on the "acoustic attacks" in August.
A new law would make all adults in the Netherlands organ donors -- unless they opt out of the system.
Ultra-processed foods are not known for their health qualities. We know this, yet it's hard to resist the doughnuts your kind colleague brought into the office. Now, research published Wednesday in the BMJ may give you at least a longer pause before you pick the pink one with sprinkles.