A Texan who grew up in homeless shelters, and who was surrounded by gangs and drug use, has overcome the odds stacked against him to get into medical school. His older brother, who is now an attorney, helped inspire him through the journey.
More than 700 state hospital beds cannot be used because of a shortage of workers. Under the new policies a registered nurse with three years of experience would start with a salary as high as $90,000 per year.
Here are some things to know about the FDA's approval of lecanemab, to be sold under the brand name Leqembi.
Women in deep East Texas drive over an hour to give birth after the last obstetrics unit in the area closed in 2019. But if closing the unit was hard, reopening it is proving nearly impossible.
The potential presence of a nitrosamine impurity has prompted Lupin Pharmaceuticals to issue a recall of some blood pressure medication, per an announcement.
"Talk about a magical trip," the couple said. "Best Christmas ever!!"
While strep A is typically a common infection that can be easily treated, what is concerning some experts is an increase in an invasive form of strep that can be life-threatening. One North Texas doctor says the invasive form of strep A, which the CDC is monitoring, is something parents need to be aware of.
FOX 4 first reported in May when the city of Ferris made its announcement. Now that the healthcare service has started, we wanted to see how it's working. Residents were surprised to find out where the funding was coming from.
The young mother says Hernandez was carrying an alcoholic beverage and appeared dazed and disoriented when he entered her room just minutes before police say he killed two hospital workers.
27-year-old Carlos David Castro Rojas went to the hospital for surgery on a fracture in his shin. He now has the mental capacity of a one-year-old child.
The FDA-recalled quinapril and hydrochlorothiazide tablets were shipped to customers nationwide in May 2021.
Philips initially estimated it could repair or replace the units within a year. But with the recall expanding to more than 5 million devices, it now says the effort will stretch into next year.
Emerging Omicron subvariants XBB, BQ.1, and BQ1.1 are likely resistant to some of the top drugs used to treat COVID-19 infections, experts warn.
Several U.S. retailers are now selling over-the-counter hearing aids at a cheaper cost compared to prescription devices, officials say. Here’s where to buy them.
The largest U.S. manufacturer Adderall, a prescription drug used primarily to treat ADHD, has been experiencing “ongoing intermittent manufacturing delays,” the FDA said.
A neonatal nurse at a hospital in England is accused of killing seven babies and trying to kill 10 others. A prosecutor says the nurse deliberately poisoned two infants with insulin.
The young father was just 31 years old when he got diagnosed with job-related colon cancer in 2020. After his diagnosis, he made it a mission to make sure firefighters get screened earlier in life. His efforts saved the lives of two fellow firefighters who were unknowingly battling cancer as well.
A North Texas doctor says a groundbreaking treatment will change the world for people living with Alzheimer's and their families.
Swallowing batteries is a “rare method of deliberate self-harm” that can cause serious complications.
Vaccinations are lower than health professionals hoped: about 60% for pre-teens and teenagers and only about half of that at 30% for kids 5-11. The concern is we could experience a fall and winter wave of COVID-19 cases.