Kentucky is overhauling its elderly services with the aim of stretching resources and helping aging baby boomers remain independent and live out their final years at home, rather than in an institution.
Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond will partner with McNeese State University in Lake Charles to offer a bachelor of science degree in health systems management.
Cadets training to become Norman police officers can gain insight to and exposure with a segment of their community's population that can be easily missed without the right level of awareness.
A Lafayette woman who narrowly escaped a pit bull attack last summer wants city officials to help reduce the threat of dog attacks.
Saturday mornings were relaxed at Tim and Brandy Ward's house on Steelhead Drive.
A Lafayette woman who narrowly escaped a pit bull attack last summer says she's frustrated by a lack of action by city officials to reduce the threat of dog attacks.
They came walking into the lobby at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, two towering figures with the size of many of the professional basketball players who sometimes visit.
With a Monday afternoon deadline approaching, people who want to own medical marijuana businesses in Illinois are hurrying to complete their applications for a limited number of permits.
Republican Gov. Rick Perry has pointed toward comedian Joan Rivers dying at a surgery clinic while defending a Texas law that would shutter abortion facilities statewide.
A Providence-based clinic that provides free medical care to those without health insurance has received a $75,000 grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island.
Part of Jim Jordan's job with the Houston County Road and Bridge Department used to include inspecting bridges under construction.
Moving through the rooms of the Canaan Land Church parsonage that Beatrice Riley now calls home is like touring a small museum filled with Native American artifacts.
After influenza sickened millions of young and middle-aged adults last year, public health officials hope this year people follow their recommendation that everyone over the age of six months be vaccinated against the virus.
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The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.
Cigarette smoking is down among North Carolina teens, but electronic cigarette and hookah use is up, according to the latest North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey.
Tennessee officials say doctor shopping has decreased in the three years since the passage of a state law requiring drug history checks before filling painkiller prescriptions.
A Whitehall man is accused of fondling a terminally ill cancer patient while she was sedated in her La Crosse hospital bed.
Police in Tennessee are looking for anyone who gave money to or held a fundraiser for a woman charged with falsely claiming she had cancer and asking for money to help pay for treatment.
Arizona's top health official says it's time to get vaccinated for the flu and to encourage others to do the same.
Thirty gallons of lemonade — and a boy's big heart — generated more than $5,000 this summer for Denver Children's Hospital programs and a local anti-bullying program.
Liza Reibel used to suffer from such severe clinical depression she not only rarely left her house, she rarely left her bedroom.
A new audit shows Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing Home earned a profit of $5 million during its 2013 fiscal year.
Meryl Comer's husband vanished more than a decade ago. Yet she has remained at his side, caring for him night and day as he drifted into the darkness of Alzheimer's disease.
Hinds Community College will expand its nursing and allied health programs in Jackson after agreeing to move Mississippi State extension service employees to college property in Raymond.
Health officials say 17 cases of West Nile have been reported in North Dakota.
More than 8,500 people, including cancer patients, survivors, and family members, are scheduled to participate in this weekend's walk along the route of the Boston Marathon.
Health officials are highlighting the risks of falls by older adults and ways they can be prevented.
On a blazing summer afternoon, cars vie for the few shaded parking spots outside Radiance of Sarasota, a storefront in a small strip mall billed as a "wellness and inspiration center."
The West Texas hospital where more than 700 infants were exposed to tuberculosis over the past year says it will work with federal authorities to show its procedures were adequate.
While hiking with friends at Savannah Bluff Heritage Preserve in North Augusta on Aug. 31, Ian Buckley saw what appeared to be a head in the water. He quickly realized it was a woman standing waist-deep in the Savannah River, close to the Georgia bank.
Adam Hoambrecker, 29, of West Dundee, makes a shim die that will be used inside of the Algonquin business Kenmode Tool and Engineering. The apprentice uses a mill to dull the edges so they aren't sharp.
The number of exemptions being granted from vaccine requirements is growing in Indiana, but state officials say they don't have an accurate count because many parents won't let their child's immunization status be reported.