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  • Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

    The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority that would almost certainly stand up in court if challenged, public health experts say.

  • Less than half of HIV-positive U.S. Hispanics are getting proper care

    Even though Hispanics in the United States become infected with HIV at rates triple those of whites, less than half of Hispanics with the virus are receiving adequate treatment, a new report finds.

  • 'Giant leap' to type 1 diabetes cure

    The search for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a "tremendous step forward", scientists say.

  • Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual or physical abuse

    Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as children who are physically or sexually abused, yet psychological abuse is rarely addressed in prevention programs or in treating victims, according to a new study.

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