A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people.
UN says Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency.
Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths.
A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive.
Health officials are reporting a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children.
U.N. agencies are calling for an end to the practice in some countries of determining whether a girl is a virgin through gynecological tests,.
AP Explains: Why Congo's worrying new Ebola outbreak might be declared a global emergency.
New research suggests obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes.
Canada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be the last.
Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.
Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug.
The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike.
AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers skip their own checkups in health care balancing act.
And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace.
Insurer Anthem agrees to pay $16 million in data breach that exposed sensitive information of 79 million people.
WHO convenes emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak as rate of new cases has doubled.
Former 'Today' show anchor Ann Curry has signed on to host a new series that attempts to solve medical mysteries by finding patients and doctors who have seen something similar.
Doctors in England will be able to write prescriptions for cooking classes and walking groups by 2023 as part of the government's effort to combat loneliness.
Government report: Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid much more likely to forgo care.
Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison are on the same side of a legal fight against the state over radon.
Democrats focus on health care as top issue to close out midterm campaigns.
Federal government wants drugmakers to disclose list price of prescription drugs in TV commercials.
Worried health officials say a small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease.
Tens of millions of Social Security beneficiaries and other retirees can expect a modest increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher.
Some patients with mysterious symptoms are getting answers through a network of hospitals that tackles the rarest of rare diseases.
Medicare 'Part B' premium for outpatient care will rise by just $1.50 a month next year.
A San Francisco jury's $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test.
Congo reports 5 new Ebola deaths; UN peacekeeping mission staffer is infected.
President Donald Trump is stepping up his attack on Democrats over a health care proposal called Medicare for All.
President Donald Trump has signed into law two bills that would allow pharmacists to tell consumers when paying cash would be cheaper than using insurance.
President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care.
Scientists say they've located the first well-documented genetic glitch that increases a man's risk of impotence.
France's highest court has overturned an appeals court ruling that required around 1,700 women around the world to pay back compensation they received over rupture-prone breast implants.