Congenital Cytomegalovirus or CMV is sometimes called America’s ‘Zika’. Babies contract the virus in the womb, and the symptoms are similar, but CMV is much more common.
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Multiple lawsuits against the state over a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Quincy, Illinois, veterans' home have been filed.
Some HIV-positive patients in nearly half the counties in Missouri will lose health insurance coverage next year.
Drugs are closer to home than you think. "It's just a problem we can't ignore," said Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship. "We need to come up with new and creative ways to attack this issue."
Eleven families are suing the state of Illinois for negligence saying multiple deaths caused by a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a veterans' home were preventable.
Lack of sleep can cause daytime drowsiness and irritability, but also weight gain. A good night’s sleep may be your best weapon in the battle of the bulge.
Mechanical engineers at the University of Minnesota have been busy 3D printing something that could change the way doctors learn about and prepare for surgeries.
Early reports say this year's flu shot is only 10 percent effective. While some are skeptical, medical professionals believe it's important to get the vaccine so you can stay healthy.
There's a silent killer that survivors are speaking up about. This time last year, Kentucky's suicide rate was higher than the national average.
Some doctors are turning to microsurgery to try to ease the swelling of lymphedema, a debilitating condition that gets little attention and has no cure.
As a kid, you were probably told to eat your fruits and veggies, but a new study suggests more adults should be taking their own advice.
An outbreak of hepatitis A has been declared by the Kentucky Department of Public Health in McCracken County and several other counties in the state.
Poor posture is often blamed for back pain. But there are other ways poor posture can be ruining your health.
Kentucky is spending $500,000 to create a phone number people can call to get help with opioid addiction.
Lung Cancer Rates are dropping nationally, but the opposite is true in Southern Illinois. That's because of high smoking rates.
Oregon medical inventors have come up with a smartphone app that can be a life saver.
Naps are not only good for a child’s physical and mental health, but also for their emotional health.
Over 20 percent of all U.S. residents speak a foreign language at home and those numbers have increased by over two million since 2010. But for young children of bilinguals, there are surprising differences in how they learn about languages and the world starting at a young age.
Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has sued a pharmaceutical company he says directly contributed to more than 190 opioid overdose deaths in the state.
They track everything from how deep you sleep to how many paces you run every minute. But are all these fitness trackers honest? Are they really accurate? And, is there a difference between them? A recent study pitted four different brands against one another and against a heart monitor in a stress test. Which one was best?
Turning your health around can seem daunting with all the crazy diets out there. That's why the American Heart Association has a new plan with just two steps.
November is dedicated to raising awareness about babies who arrive early, and one Baltimore mom is making a difference by helping parents while their newborns get the care they need.
Many people are reluctant to see a sleep specialist when they're having trouble getting rest because they don't want to participate in a sleep study, but thanks to new technology that's all a thing of the past.
Enrollment for 2018 coverage under the Affordable Care Act, previously known as Obamacare, is underway. Even though there has been some confusion, you are still required by law to have health insurance or pay a fine.