Now you can crowdsource your health care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Would you trust a group of anonymous strangers on the Internet to accurately diagnose your medical problems? That question confronts every American who visits the website CrowdMed. Launched more…

Ben Carson: Public health trumps parental authority

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NsbTg4czoDWUe0_rgo_1l6_xV1GBQY98" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN) — Republican Ben Carson said on Tuesday vaccinations should be mandatory, with no religious or philosophical exemptions, and schools should check to make sure more…

Measles vaccines kill more than measles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – While those opposing mandatory vaccination for measles are widely portrayed as ignorant and even dangerous by some officials, pundits and even news media accounts, Centers for more…

University to require measles vaccine for new students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) The University of California system, with an enrollment of about 233,000, will require incoming students to be vaccinated for measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, meningococcus, tetanus and whooping more…

Giant U.S. health-data breach could lead to China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) Data on as many as 80 million customers at U.S. health insurance giant Anthem was stolen by hackers, officials confirmed Thursday, in a cyberattack investigators have reportedly more…

Another Ebola outbreak 'inevitable'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsweek) Doctors and experts say another Ebola outbreak is "inevitable", unless the international community unites around a long-term, common approach to combat the disease in the future and more…

Secret burials thwart efforts to stamp out Ebola

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Efforts to stamp out West Africa's Ebola epidemic are being thwarted by villagers touching and washing the infectious bodies of dead victims at secret burials and difficulty more…