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Measles outbreak in five English regions

Outbreaks of measles have been confirmed in five areas of England and now total more than 120 cases...

Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your wireless heart implant suddenly goes on the fritz, ei..

Winter Temps Raise Health Risks for Seniors

SUNDAY, Jan. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older adults are at increased risk for hypothermia, a dange..

MPs debate changes to organ donations law

Media playback is unsupported on your device Plans to change the rules on organ donation consent in..

1 in 3 young adults ride with impaired drivers, according to new study

“Designated Driver” is a well-known catchphrase and there are public service announcements aplenty o..

What blood sugar spikes might mean for your weight

Knowing how your blood sugar responds to certain foods could be a key to weight loss, according to t..

5 tips to prevent flu in your home as epidemic spreads

As the flu season worsens — Hawaii is now the only state not reporting widespread flu activity — peo..

Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Ease Addiction Crisis: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tamper-resistant opioid pills — one attempt to curb presc..

Flu cases climb, but worst is likely yet to come

Influenza is on the rise across the country, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prev..

The General Data Protection Regulation: What it says, what it means

The European Union is about to roll out the most far-reaching overhaul of data protection rules in a..