DAKAR, Senegal — The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.
In a huge international study, an experimental drug for heart failure worked significantly better than the current backbone of treatment, paving the way for the biggest therapeutic advance in decades.
A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — An outbreak of botulism has killed thousands of ducks at Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Northern California.
Attacker wasvawaiting trial in slaying of half-brother.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system de…
Pandas with phantom pregnancies sometimes notice the nicer set-up that comes with initial signs of pregnancy.
Sleep deprivation for adolescents is a public health issue we can fix.
Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier.
And the clincher: a peach and arugula salad.
I would like to dedicate this article about narcissism to me.
Disease afflicts 30,000 Americans and kills up to 6,000 people every year.
The Obama administration announced new measures to allow some companies to opt out of paying for birth control.
I had my sons vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease.
NEW YORK — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.
New American research hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles.
Groups wants limits on how often PTSD patients can use the drug removed.
Major League Baseball Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred participates in the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge outside the organization's headquarters in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Manfred participated with more than 160 other MLB employees to raise more than $16,000 for the ALS Association. (AP…
In this Aug. 18. 2014 photo, an employee fills in shelves with packages of "ramyeon" instant noodles at a shopping center in Seoul, South Korea. By value, instant noodles were the top-selling manufactured food in South Korea in 2012, the most recent year figures are available, according to S…
In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 photo, a woman holds a plastic bag with a bowl of instant noodles and other snacks on her luggage at a waiting lounge of the south train station in Beijing. China is the world’s largest instant noodle market, according to World Instant Noodles Association, altho…