Want to introduce strength training into your world to fight age-related muscle and strength loss? You know that it helps in developing lifelong independence, but you are hesitant . . . simply because getting started seems too confusing. You may be questioning which exercises you should be doing and which muscle groups …
HACKENSACK, N.J. — The doctor got right down to business after Herbert Diamond bounded in. A single green form before her, she had some questions for the agile 88-year-old: about comas and ventilators, about feeding tubes and CPR, about intense and irreversible suffering.
WASHINGTON — Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.
TAMPA — Rosa Mayerly Velasquez was overjoyed to learn in January that she was pregnant.
WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said that is monitoring 279 pregnant women with likely Zika virus infections across U.S. states and territories. The largest number of cases by far are in Puerto Rico, where officials said they are keeping tabs on 122 pregnant women likely …
Summer's right around the corner, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is here to remind you that there's nothing like a dip in a public pool — a place where you might encounter tiny bits of fecal matter, parasites like Cryptosporidium and volatile chemicals that can irritate your eyes or respiratory …
BOSTON — The recipient of the nation's first penis transplant says he is looking forward to walking out of the hospital a "complete" man.
Dr. Celeste Philip, who has been acting surgeon general since March, was on Wednesday appointed to the permanent job running the Florida Department of Health.
More than a year after gay couples won the right to marry in Florida, the state's Department of Health is allowing both spouses to have their names printed on their baby's birth certificate.
WASHINGTON — After a three-month delay, the Senate is acting on President Barack Obama's request for money to combat the Zika virus.