Health

Drug overdose deaths reach record high — CDC

The  report  warned of a surging opioid "epidemic" that is ripping American families and communities apart. The highest overdose death rates were seen in the ...


Slow flu season this year: BC's top doctor

Public Health nurse Brent Goudreau says the agency still tracks the number of doses and - if anything - there may have been an increase this year. This year's  ...


CDC Urges Flu Shots Despite Delayed Flu Season

Kendall partially credits that to this year's flu vaccine. The health unit didn't offer clinics this year because there are a lot of other options for getting...


Death at UC Berkeley frat house investigated as 'suspicious'

Police in Berkeley are investigating a reported suspicious death at a college fraternity Saturday morning. The Pi Kappa Phi house in Berkeley is seen in an ...


New Formula Might Help Catch Ovarian Cancer Earlier

Participants were allocated randomly in a 2:1:1 ratio into three groups: 101,299 were not screened, 50,623 had an annual ultrasound scan, and 50,624 underwent a...


FDA Approves Drug For Advanced Lung Cancer

Additionally, 61% of participants in both trials who had measurable brain metastases experienced a complete or partial reduction in their brain tumors, lasting ...