The wave of service cuts that critics warned would follow the new workweek law appears to be rising – with a very high-profile case. National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), the country's top medical center, has announced that it will cut the number of weekend appointments, saying the measure was a direct result of the "one fixed day off, one flexible day off" rule., 2 Comments
Children whose moms took high doses of fish oil during their last three months of pregnancy were less likely to develop chronic wheezing problems or asthma by age 5, finds a study that suggests a possible way to help prevent this growing problem.
A doctor who survived Ebola after contracting the virus while treating patients in Liberia has quietly returned to practicing medicine in Fort Worth.
Minnesota's first-in-the nation ban on soaps containing the once ubiquitous germ-killer triclosan takes effect Jan. 1, but the people who spearheaded the law say it's already having its desired effect on a national level.
Dominique was hooked on cocaine and smoked two packs of cigarettes a day until she stumbled onto ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic concoction that she says has changed her life.
Final test results confirm an experimental Ebola vaccine is highly effective, a major milestone that could help prevent the spread of outbreaks like the one that killed thousands in West Africa.
More than half of young Brazilian women have shunned pregnancy due to Zika, which can cause birth defects, according to research released Friday.
Don't cut that umbilical cord too soon: A brief pause after birth could benefit most newborns by delivering them a surge of oxygen-rich blood.
Strict rest may not be the best medicine for kids with concussions, a Canadian study found, challenging the idea that physical activity should be avoided until symptoms disappear.
Pregnancy affects not only a woman's body: It changes parts of her brain too, a new study says.