About 15,000 medical workers on Tuesday started a three-day strike at five University of California medical centers amid a dispute over pay raises and job security, forcing the cancellation and rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments, officials said.
More and more cases of a rare polio-like illness are being reported across the country, according to news reports.
Hurricane Michael could present a variety of health risks. Here are a few to look out for.
A young Oklahoma girl’s curiosity led to serious burns after she pulled a slow cooker off the counter when her mother wasn’t looking.
Bald people have been given fresh hope after an eczema drug restored hair growth in a teenage girl with long-standing alopecia.
Vaporized vitamins probably aren’t improving your health.
Two NYPD officers are being credited with saving a man’s life after they found him profusely bleeding from a chainsaw mishap.
A man trying to kick his smoking habit “nearly died” after he accidentally sucked part of his e-cigarette into his lungs and had to have surgery to remove it.
Heads up, Virginians: The Virginia Department of Health reported this week a record number of human West Nile cases have occurred in the state this year.
Cosmetic surgeons have called for a ban on bum lifts in the U.K., following the death of a second British woman.
Multiple cases of typhus have popped up in downtown Los Angeles prompting health officials to warn of the flea-spread disease that can cause organ damage in severe cases.
A couple is taking legal action against the NHS after a hospital blunder left their baby with a severe brain injury when he was starved of oxygen during birth.