Holder calls heroin 'public health crisis,' says medical responders should carry antidote
Gallup finds US uninsured rate dropping toward lowest level since 2008; Hispanic sign-ups lag
Judge overturns Kansas medical board's revocation of doctor's license over abortion referrals
West Virginia senator seeks to reverse approval of new painkiller, citing risk of abuse
Health officials say 16 students have mumps in outbreak at Ohio State, more cases expected
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Monday called heroin a "public health crisis" and urged first responders to help overdose victims by using a counter-agent known as Narcan, which has been used in Prince George's County for years.
Charity: Syrian health system on brink of collapse, relies on 'brutal' practices to save lives
Supreme Court won't hear school dispute over 'I (heart) boobies' breast-cancer bracelets
Media mogul, billionaire Ted Turner recovering after being hospitalized in Argentina
Underground tests at New Mexico nuclear dump indicate no contamination in air following leak
Last call: Answers to 5 questions about the health care overhaul's 2014 enrollment deadline
From DIY tinkerers to hardcore smokers, e-cigarettes take off amid raging debate
For India's leprosy affected, stigma hinders efforts to fight the disease
You hear it all the time - people say they never suffered from allergies until they came here. But truth be known, there are no allergy-free zones.
Women focus of Virginia AIDS public health campaign
A research team has come up with a blood test that identifies those at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease within three years.
Across the state, the need for psychiatric beds is growing, and now a private mental health hospital which would provide 75 psychiatric beds has been proposed for Woodbridge.
California police chiefs and cities team up on overdue proposal to tame the Wild West of weed
Hunger strike at Tacoma immigration center enters third day as detainees protest deportations
A free one-day dental clinic in Suffolk drew 500 people seeking cleanings, fillings and other care.