Report: Juul spends big on kids programs

Juul spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund youth programming, efforts that a company employee said "seem to duplicate those of big tobacco," according to internal emails, memos and contracts released as part of a congressional investigation into the company.

How heat waves can kill -- and how to stay safe

As a potentially record-breaking heat wave grips the nation this weekend, doctors are warning people to find air conditioning and stay cool -- or risk a trip to the emergency room and a hospital ice bath.

Mental illness may cause early death

Around the world, people with mental illness die up to 20 years earlier than the general population, and a comprehensive new report suggests that governments and health care providers must do more to stop the deaths.

How seizures can kill people with epilepsy in their sleep

Twenty-year-old Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce died from "sudden unexpected death in epilepsy," according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. While rare, the tragedy has shined a light on a devastating reality: Each year, about 1 in 1,000 people with epilepsy sud

Use of HIV prevention pill, PrEP, rises 500%, CDC report says

Use of a daily pill to prevent HIV infection rose almost 500% from 2014 to 2017, according to new research published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than a third of people at risk of HIV infection are now protected with the medication, which is more than 90% effective, according to the CDC.