Flu vaccination seems to provide a greater immune response in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study suggests.
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If women knew the risks, they might not hire these midwives.
The reporter N.R. Kleinfield wanted to track a case of Alzheimer’s from right after a person’s diagnosis. First, he had to find a willing subject.
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Increasing symptoms of depression in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, say scientists.
Four people died and 33 became ill in a listeria outbreak. The Justice Department is investigating.
An elderly man from Puerto Rico succumbed after complications from an earlier infection caused by the disease-carrying mosquito.
Teenage girls are catching up to teenage boys in one way that does no one any good: lack of sex education, according to a recent report.