To battle opioid crisis, some track overdoses in real time

Drug overdose patients rushed to some emergency rooms in New York’s Hudson Valley are asked a series of questions

Food poisoning linked to hard-boiled eggs in food service

Pregnant women, people over the age of 65 and people with weakened immune systems should throw away store-bought

North America trade pact deals rare setback to Big Pharma

A revamped North American trade deal nearing passage in Congress gives both the White House and Democrats a chance to claim victory

FDA warns of breathing risks with popular nerve drugs

U.S. health regulators are warning that popular nervous system medications can cause dangerous breathing problems when combined with opioids and certain other drugs.

Big Questions Underlie Debate About Making Health Care Accessible to All

In recent days, several tweets shared ominous news about the state of health insurance in the country. One tweeter said she bought an Affordable

Fungus Among us

Mushrooms: from murder to magic to medicine . . . to pizza topping. Your mother may have urged you to stay away from those

Machines begin to beat humans in predicting cancer risk

Until recently, machines only did more or less mechanical work better than humans for which no great qualification was required.

A Season Full of Reasons . . . to Celebrate

Thursday, December 12, a room full of guests gathered at Inter Valley Health Plan at 214 E. Stetson Ave., Hemet where Candice Fagan

US proposes new rules to increase organ transplants

The U.S. government is overhauling parts of the nation’s transplant system to make sure organs from the dead no longer go to waste

Most US opioid overdose deaths accidental, 4% are suicide

Accidental overdoses cause 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths while suicides account for far fewer of these fatalities than previously thought