Heart disease is the leading cause of death in this country, killing someone every 84 seconds.
Male voices and perspectives eclipse female ones -- even in coverage of women's reproductive issues -- according to research by the Women's Media Center.
Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is raising concerns in both Europe, where it has already appeared, and in the U.S., where it is feared it will show up before long.
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.
A man is suing a New York City-area hospital for discrimination, claiming he was ignored and that staffers used gay slurs towards him during a September trip to the emergency room.
Florida's history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus.
The 16th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is being observed on Saturday, February 7. As has been the case for the past several years, the theme for NBHAAD in 2015 is: "I Am My Brother's/Sister's Keeper: FIGHT HIV/AIDS!"
Some travelers are trading in Caribbean and Latin American vacations for ski trips and Hawaii as they rethink destination weddings, babymoons and other getaways in light of the Zika virus.
Compared to whites, the rate of new HIV infection is about eight times higher among Blacks and about three times higher among Hispanics.
Two drugmakers made a practice of buying and then dramatically hiking the prices of low-cost drugs given to patients with life-threatening conditions including heart disease, AIDS and cancer, according to documents released by federal lawmakers.