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The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years
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Carilion Clinic says the number of flu cases are picking up.
Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County
A government report says prices for prescription drugs edged down 1% last year, driven by declines for generics and slow growth for brand-name medications
Tufts University is ending its relationship with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin Purdue Pharma
Researchers say careless cellphone use can lead to facial cuts, bruises and fractures
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a showdown vote next week on her bill empowering Medicare to negotiate prices for costly prescription drugs
The vaccine alliance GAVI announced it would invest $178 million to create a global stockpile of about 500,000 Ebola vaccines, in a move health officials say could help p...
Carilion Clinic is planning to expand the VTC Health Sciences and Technology Campus with a world-class cancer center.
The District of Columbia is joining several states in suing e-cigarette maker Juul Labs over its marketing practices
President Donald Trump donates his 3rd-quarter salary to help tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic
Ebola responders on ‘lockdown’ after Congo city’s deadly unrest, UN health agency says
A professor at Virginia Tech explains the four things everyone needs to keep in mind to prevent foodborne illness.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual men...
‘My grandmother taught me that:’ Food safety experts say not to wash Thanksgiving turkeys before cooking, even if relatives did
Paging Dr. Robot: Artificial intelligence spreads into medicine to guide care or help patients
Battling impeachment, White House presses for drug cost legislation with new urgency
A large study finds that people with stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a stent or bypass, but it won't cut their risk of hav...
U.S. regulators have approved a new sickle cell disease medicine that can prevent extremely painful, dangerous flareups in which misshaped blood cells clump together, blo...
New research suggests many U.S. adults underestimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren says that if she’s elected president, she won’t immediately push to give every American government-funded health care and will work to pass a “M...
US health experts recommend wider use prescription-strength fish oil to help prevent heart problems
US cases of vaping lung damage continue to increase but at slower pace
Schools in India’s capital are shut after air quality plunged to a severe category for the third consecutive day, enveloping New Delhi in a thick gray haze of noxious air
A Virginia doctor is headed to court to face allegations that he performed unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients
The Alzheimer's Association is hosting a one day research conference in Roanoke Thursday.
Police investigators are looking into drug overdoses as a potential cause of death among some of the nine students who have died this semester at the University Southern ...
Bundling up with multiple layers in November may sound a little silly, but Carilion Clinic says it does make a difference.