One in five high school students reported using a tobacco product at least once within the past 30 days, and nearly half of them have tried a tobacco product at least once before, a new nationwide study revealed.
U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.
At age 93, Dr. Lowell Gess doesn't show a bit of hesitation about his upcoming journey to Africa, where the retired ophthalmologist from of Alexandria plans to do whatever he can to help combat the Ebola outbreak — despite federal warnings against non-essential travel to the county.
An Italian doctor who has been working in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is being transferred to Rome for treatment, the health ministry said Monday. It is Italy's first confirmed case of Ebola.
Liberia's president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.
Many women report losing their desire for sex, some temporarily, some permanently. Is this a relationship problem, a normal aspect of life changes or, as the pharmaceutical industry maintains, an "unmet medical need"? That was the question under consideration for two days of meetings recently, during which the Food and Drug Administration heard from sexual medicine experts and women with sexual complaints.