The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday. 


Before the COVID-19 pandemic even began, America began experiencing a health care worker shortage that's only grown in the last two years. This supply and demand imbalance is expected to get worse unless something changes.  


Over two hundred years ago, President Abraham Lincoln famously said, "Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." Is that even possible today in the midst of a global pandemic?  


The CDC faces renewed criticism for its handling of COVID-19 pandemic guidance and information. A new report raises numerous questions, asking why the health agency has withheld or delayed releasing information to the public.   


Could we be seeing the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic? The nation's leading health officials said Wednesday that the U.S. is moving closer to the point that COVID-19 is no longer a "constant crisis" as more cities, businesses and sports venues began lifting pandemic restrictions around the country.


Keeping your uric acid level in check could help prevent early death or Alzheimer's Disease, according to new research. However, most people are unaware of their uric acid level, what it should be, and how to get it into a healthy range.  

A worker at a drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic administers PCR coronavirus tests

With the brutal omicron wave rapidly loosening its grip, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are falling in 49 of 50 states, even as the nation's death toll closes in on another bleak round number: 900,000.


Most Americans, weary after two years of fighting COVID, are resigning themselves to a future that involves living alongside the disease indefinitely.


U.S. health regulators on Monday granted full approval to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, a shot that's already been given to tens of millions of Americans since its emergency authorization over a year ago.


The Omicron surge is overwhelming America's front-line health care workers.