A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.
Health officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to more normal start this year.
Poison control centers nationally have seen a 161 percent increase in calls from people with concerns over e-cigarettes.
Recognizing that deeper problems may lurk behind the botched rollout of the health care website, President Barack Obama's top health official Wednesday called for an investigation into management and contracting decisions.
The Food and Drug Administration is taking new action to help phase out the use of antibiotics in meat.
Congress is pursuing a permanent fix to the Medicare physician payment policy.
The 15-year search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female …
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There's more evidence that U.S. births may be leveling off after years of decline.
"Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health …
Genetic testing company 23andMe Inc. will comply with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop selling health-related genetic tests during a regulatory…
Alvarado Pharmacy and its owner have pleaded guilty this week to healthcare fraud charges involving the illegal importation and sale of unapproved cancer drugs…
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Thanksgiving jumpstarts the holiday eating season, a time when most people gain five to 10 pounds. This year, your doctor may step in with a warning about your waistline.
Palomar Health became the first healthcare system in California to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network, the organizations announced Wednesday.
A person who visited the North Coastal Family Resource Center in Oceanside has chickenpox and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human …
Loren Nancarrow has been a mainstay of San Diego television for more than 30 years, including being an environmental reporter and weather forecaster for ABC …
Four people were stabbed Thursday night just outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High …
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A federal judge Thursday ordered the removal of the Mt. Soledad cross in La Jolla, saying…
A prominent local author spoke out in court Thursday about the terror she experienced the…
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