Middle school students performing brain surgery? Don't be scared. It's all part of a day of special learning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Heart attack patients who receive stem cells derived from their own hearts can regrow healthy heart tissue and shrink the scar tissue caused by heart attacks.
Some experts say too little is known about how infectious bird flu could be to humans. Others think those risks have been blown a bit out of proportion.
Are fiber-fortified foods actually making you healthier? This question turns out to be one of those places where scientists know less than you may think they do.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have launched a website designed to educate the public about clinical trials and (hopefully) attract volunteers.
A medical assistant at Saddleback Hospital in Laguna Hills was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly molesting three patients, all women in their 50s.
Simon Redditt drinks Hennessy, eats chocolate Whoppers and stays up late watching Lakers games. He's seen two world wars and the sinking of the Titanic. Now he shares his story.
Consumer Watchdog has announced a suit against a long-term care insurance company, accusing it of cheating the elderly by making them jump through hoops.
Two surgery centers affiliated with 1-800-GET-THIN are halting Lap-Band surgeries, adding that allegations against them are "unfounded and without merit."
About 1 in 5 nonsmoking kids in middle and high school reported sharing a car with a smoker. The researchers say the survey gives an accurate snapshot.
Autopsies are conducted on just 5 percent of patients who die in hospitals, and experts say that is a troubling trend that has broad implications for public health in America: Death certificates aren't as accurate as they could be, and that information drives research dollars and public health spending.
From insult to outrage to applause, reaction to the news that Komen reversed its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood has brought mixed reviews on Twitter.
High school football players experienced brain changes long before they had symptoms of concussion. Findings suggest that concussions come from cumulative damage.
A voluntary approach to flu vaccination of health care workers has fallen short. Vaccination should be mandatory, consumer and business groups said in Washington.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation is reversing its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screening.