DaVita Kidney Care, the dialysis arm of DaVita HealthCare Partners, is entering a joint venture kidney-care specialty hospital chain in northeastern China that's the first of its kind.
Eleven chimpanzees rushed out from the Liberian bush and descended from trees to the shore, making jubilant sounds to greet the speedboat bringing food.
The next time you use the bathroom on an airplane, you may be donating a first-class research sample to help monitor infectious disease in real time.
If you live in the U.S., you probably know that wonderful moment when two besotted people press their faces together in a deep, soulful, open-mouthed kiss. But if you happen to live in some other part of the world, that practice might make you recoil.
A wedding ring symbolizes a lifetime of commitment. But bands that are nearly impossible to remove give an entirely different meaning to the ties that bind.
People have been going to such extremes to capture the perfect social media “selfie” that health officials and others are focusing on the potential safety threats.
Baltimore-area orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lew Schon has another item to add to his 58-page curriculum vitae: Singing in front of 40,000 rock fans at Boston's Fenway Park.
Colleagues of Dr. Kjell Lindgren say his medical skills are out of this world. And they're right—literally. Lindgren, board certified in emergency and aerospace medicine, was one of three astronauts who flew into space last week.
Pope Francis wasn't using it much. So the Vatican's helipad will be serving a new customer: Rome's pediatric hospital.
The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday—but it did not blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled response last year to the deadly crisis.
Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.
Should you sit or stand at your desk? Use a standing desk or treadmill desk? Outliers gets a bit bewildered by all the advice flowing from studies and health experts on the physical benefits of getting up out of that office chair.