Gov. Rick Scott declared a health emergency in four counties Wednesday after at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne Zika illness were detected in Florida.
Republicans failed in their latest futile attempt Tuesday to kill President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a Groundhog Day vote by the House that was solely an exercise in election-year political messaging.
Health officials say a patient in Dallas County, Texas, has acquired the Zika virus through sex. Drugmaker Sanofi Pasteur is researching and developing a vaccine after the World Health Organization declared a global emergency over its explosive spread across the Americas.
The word empathy doesn't usually come to mind when people think about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. But compared to his GOP rivals Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush, Trump came off looking like Mother Teresa over the weekend, just before Iowa voters participate in presidential selection...
Regarding the article “Doctor researching Flint lead was approved for study in two days," kudos to Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and Hurley Medical Center for standing firm on this matter, to continue to ring the bell on the truth—for the good of the Flint, Mich., community, which deserved...
Dr. Patrick Battey has been named CEO of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital after serving as co-CEO with Les Donahue the previous year. He is the first physician to serve as CEO since the hospital opened in 1905.
There's a big disconnect between Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's promise to make health insurance more portable and affordable and what he's actually proposed so far.
The Texas senator outlined his thoughts on replacing the Affordable Care Act during the most recent primary debate, days before the Iowa caucuses.
A grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics, provoking outrage among GOP leaders nationwide.
Eight more destinations have been added to the list of areas that federal health officials are urging pregnant women to avoid over concerns about transmission of the Zika virus and the risk of birth defects associated with the disease.
David Marshall has been the chief nursing officer at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston since 2001. He didn't initially plan on a nursing career, but his skills in running UTMB's nursing programs over the past 15 years have earned him this year's Senior-Level Nursing Executive Award.
Christus Health will acquire Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, a three-hospital system based in Tyler, Texas.