Women in their 60s have a 1 in 6 chance of developing the disease -- almost twice as high as the risk of developing breast cancer.
There are five main types of cancer that affect a woman's reproductive organ: cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulvar
Opioid addiction is a reality that can be disconnected from where it sometimes starts
An older person's trip to the ER often signals a serious health challenge and should serve as a wake-up call for caregivers and relatives
Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died from the infectious disease
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, a condition only recently acknowledged by the medical community
Opioid overdoses killed 2,000 people in California and 15,000 nationwide in 2015
Integrative Medicine is a popular term in healthcare today, but what does it really mean for cancer care?
A Kaiser Health News analysis of four years of federal inspection records shows 74 percent of nursing homes have been cited for lapses in infection control
This program is part of a UCF College of Medicine-Hospital Corporation of America consortium seeking to add more than 600 residency slots to Florida by 2020.
"There was no recognition by these really professional, senior, seasoned doctors at Boston's finest hospitals that I was going through withdrawal."
Unlike the overuse of opioid painkillers, the polypharmacy problem has attracted little attention, even though its hazards are well documented
Immigrant families like Ramirez's are living with heightened fear and uncertainty because of stricter immigration policies and increased enforcement under the Trump administration,
Wellness coaching aims to rethink how we treat aging
The behavior of addiction stems from an underlying psychological condition that manifests as symptom relief for emotions or feelings that are disruptive to life.
Opioid addiction has been deemed a "national emergency" It's estimated to have claimed 64,000 lives in 2016 alone.
The opioid addiction crisis has engendered an unfortunate side effect
But the steady rise in prices for branded drugs contributes indirectly to rises in premiums, deductibles and government health spending, analysts say
More than half of children in the survey didn't go to the doctor for routine care over the course of a year, even though many families gained insurance and wouldn't have owed anything for the visits
Taking a page from the pharmaceutical industry's playbook with an opposite goal in mind: to reduce the use of prescription painkillers
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