• By ABC News   -   Nov 15, 2019

    CONGO'S PRESIDENT HOPES EBOLA OUTBREAK WILL END THIS YEAR

    Congo's president hopes deadly Ebola outbreak will end in the coming weeks

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    US EXPERTS BACK FISH OIL DRUG TO PREVENT HEART ATTACK

    US health experts recommend wider use prescription-strength fish oil to help prevent heart problems

    Drugs, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    TEXAS BABY BORN WITHOUT MUCH OF HIS SKIN FINALLY GOES HOME

    A baby boy born in Texas without much of his skin is finally at home after months of treatment and transplants of skin grown in a lab...

    Skin, Baby, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    VAPING ILLNESSES IN US STILL RISING, THOUGH AT SLOWER PACE

    US cases of vaping lung damage continue to increase but at slower pace

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    GERMAN LAWMAKERS APPROVE COMPULSORY MEASLES VACCINE PLAN

    Germany's parliament has passed a law requiring that children who attend school or daycare are vaccinated for measles

    Vaccination, Plan, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    FEDS: SOUTH DAKOTA DOC MADE MILLIONS ON UNNEEDED SURGERIES

    Federal prosecutors say a South Dakota neurosurgeon made millions of dollars by performing unnecessary and dangerous surgeries, including...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    THE LATEST: DOCTOR ACCUSED OF PERFORMING UNNEEDED SURGERIES

    A Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients has been ordered held without bail while he...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    STRAINED FRENCH PUBLIC HOSPITAL WORKERS PROTEST COST CUTS

    Thousands of exasperated nurses, doctors and other public hospital workers are marching through Paris to demand more staff and resources...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    SCHOOLS CLOSED IN NEW DELHI AS AIR QUALITY DIPS FURTHER

    Schools in India's capital are shut after air quality plunged to a severe category for the third consecutive day, enveloping New Delhi...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    VIRGINIA DOCTOR ACCUSED OF PERFORMING UNNECESSARY SURGERIES

    A Virginia doctor is headed to court to face allegations that he performed unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients

    Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    MEXICO TOP COURT RULES E-CIGARETTE SALES SHOULD BE ALLOWED

    Mexico's Supreme Court has upheld a challenge to the country's tobacco law for making it hard to sell e-cigarettes

    Tobacco, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 14, 2019

    OVERDOSES POSSIBLE IN SOME STUDENT DEATHS ON USC CAMPUS

    Police investigators are looking into drug overdoses as a potential cause of death among some of the nine students who have died this...

    Drugs, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    EX-GOVERNMENT HEALTH CHIEF JOINS WARNINGS ABOUT EPA PROPOSAL

    A former top government environmental health official is expressing alarm as the Trump administration moves forward with a proposal...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    US SUPERBUG INFECTIONS RISING, BUT DEATHS ARE FALLING

    There's some surprising news in a federal report: U.S. deaths from drug-resistant “superbug” infections appear to be going down

    Drugs, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    PRIVACY, CONSUMER GROUPS SEEK TO BLOCK GOOGLE-FITBIT DEAL

    Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. federal government to block Google's $2.1 billion acquisition...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    SLOW DOWN: DUTCH CUT MAX SPEED LIMIT TO REIN IN POLLUTION

    The Dutch government is lowering the top speed limit on highways in a bid to put the brakes on emissions of the pollutant nitrogen...

    Pollution, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    NEW ZEALAND LAWMAKERS PASS EUTHANASIA BILL, REFERENDUM NEXT

    New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favor of a bill to legalize euthanasia, a watershed moment that ended a contentious two-year debate

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    AFGHAN CAPITAL'S AIR POLLUTION MAY BE EVEN DEADLIER THAN WAR

    Afghan authorities trying to tackle pollution in country's capital, which may be even deadlier than 18-year-old war

    Pollution, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    VAPING-RELATED LUNG TRANSPLANT PERFORMED AT DETROIT HOSPITAL

    Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 13, 2019

    GOOGLE'S HEALTH CARE AMBITIONS NOW INVOLVE PATIENT DATA

    Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant

    Health