Older, Sicker Patients Admitted to Hospitals on Weekends, Study Says

This could contribute to higher death rate between Friday, Monday

Poorer Black Patients Have Lower Survival From Esophageal Cancer

Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study Finds

Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly Toll

Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

Study Links Diabetes, Obesity in Moms-to-Be to Higher Autism Risk in Kids

Combination may nearly quadruple risk, researchers say, but their review did not prove cause-and-effect

Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak

Temporary ban might be imposed on travelers returning from countries where the virus has taken hold

Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C

Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

Bedbugs Biting Back Against Insecticide

Researchers find a strong resistance to the most widely used pesticide group