According to a report this week in the CDC’s MMWR, young blacks are at five to nine times higher risk of drowning than similarly-aged whites.
Previous starting dose was sufficiently high enough to in some patients the next morning cause impairment of alertness-requiring activities such as driving.
UnitedHealth Group will lead an effort organized by the Health Care Cost Institute to track and disclose the amounts paid for health care services across the nation.
The CDC began recommending daily medication with the anti-HIV pill Truvada as a means of pre-exposure prophylaxis, but some critics cite side effects, compliance challenges, and a potential relaxation on using existing forms prevention as concerns.
Research has shown that head impacts common to college football athletes are associated with short-term effects, but a new study offers evidence of permanent alterations in brain structure and slower reaction times.
Many electronic cigarette manufacturers are touting their health benefits as a replacement for traditional cigarette smoking, but some researchers cite evidence that these benefits are only modest.
New study by Canadian researchers finds that pregnant female drivers are at a higher risk of serious motor vehicle crashes, with a peak increase in relative risk of 42% during early second trimester.
Hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver that is slow acting but eventually devastating in most who have it, is presenting a new problem for Medicare as more with the infection live beyond its latency period.
National Cancer Institute scientists demonstrate progress in treating woman with rare epithelial cancer type, using immune cells that recognize and attack her tumor.
FDA health regulators approved a new drug developed by Merck and Co. that prevents blood clots in patients who have had a heart attack or who suffer from peripheral artery disease.