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After years of running Minnesota's largest needle exchange, Brian Warden is beginning to see something new among the increasing numbers of suburban and rural heroin users coming to trade in used needles.
New research shows that even more chemicals than previously thought can cause brain damage and behavioral disorders — and some of those chemicals are found in products that we use in our homes every day.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office says a 6-year-old Pittsburgh boy has died from bacterial meningitis.
Thirteen employees who were exposed to radiation during a leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump aren't likely to experience any health effects, federal officials said Wednesday.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Sounding an alarm about the growing threat of superbugs, the Obama administration is proposing a jump in spending to fight antibiotic-resistant germs in hospitals.
Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
Health officials are urging people to take precautions against meningitis.