Frequent use of cannabis in young adults was linked to an increased risk of stroke, and people diagnosed with cannabis use disorder were found to be more likely to being hospitalized for arrhythmia (heart rhythm disturbances), according to two new studies that were presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019.
A study looking into how zero gravity can affect blood flow in the body showed astronauts staying onboard the International Space Station for long periods of time can face health risks.
Minnesota lawmakers, who have failed to strike a deal to make insulin cheaper for thousands of diabetics, quibbled Monday over the deadline they set for themselves.
The findings of a large study suggest thousands of costly stent procedures and bypass operations each year are unnecessary or premature for people with stable disease.
A 55-year-old man in China has become the country’s third case of plague in recent weeks.
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People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won't cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the following few years, a big federally funded study found.
The rising cost of insulin is becoming more difficult to afford. It’s affecting not just adults with diabetes, but parents who have diabetic children.
A kitten infected with rabies bit three people in northern Minnesota, including a 4-year-old child and a pregnant woman, according to state animal health officials.
Thursday, a local hospital became the first health care system in the country to sell a line of hijabs.
In recent decades, scientists have consistently warned that humanity was headed full-speed toward an antibiotic-resistant future. A new report from the CDC says that future is already here.
A year ago, a breast cancer diagnosis turned a local woman's life upside down. But now, Elizabeth Sorensen is on a new journey that she is hoping will make an impact in the lives of others.
The number of kids having kids is dropping in Hennepin County.
The contestant didn't know the Final Jeopardy! answer, so he used the moment to share words of encouragement for the longtime host who is battling pancreatic cancer.
The CDC said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
If millennial health continues to decline and goes unaddressed over the next decade, the report predicted that millennials could see mortality rates climb by more than 40 percent compared to Gen-Xers at the same age.
More than 2 million pounds of poultry products is being recalled due to possible contamination.
HealthPartners announced it is closing all of its Minnesota and western Wisconsin retail pharmacies in 2020.
When it comes to going to the dentist, plenty of people have fears, mainly centered around pain and needles. But what if all of that could be eliminated?
An 11-year-old British boy with a rare blood cancer whose family celebrated Christmas early out of fears he may not make it until the holiday has died, his parents said.