This Apple Watch includes new features designed to detect falls and heart problems. With descriptions like “part guardian, part guru” and “designed to improve your health … and powerful enough to protect it,” the tech giant signaled its move toward preventive health and a much wider demographic

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In this vast border region, tuberculosis control is a high-stakes game of chase. Some patients infected with the disease frequently cross into Mexico for work or to visit family, slipping off the radar of public health workers who must verify they are taking their medicines

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There’s a glaring hole in President Trump’s budget proposal for 2019, global health researchers say. A US program to help other countries beef up their ability to detect pathogens around the world will lose a significant portion of its funding

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High-quality health data is the backbone of strong public health policies. When government officials and public health professionals understand the factors that influence health, they can make informed decisions about how and where to target public health interventions and resources

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In recent years, mobile technology has granted me and countless others the ability to collect an unprecedented amount of information about our habits and well-being

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Mr. Costik shared a photograph of his simple hack on Twitter — and discovered a legion of parents who were eager to tailor off-the-shelf devices into homemade solutions. Together, they have set in motion a remarkable, egalitarian push for improved technology to manage diabetes care, rarely seen in the top-down world of medical devices

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So far, South Korea has reported 122 MERS cases. And the government is actively tracking the whereabouts of people possibly exposed to the virus

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Berman Institute deputy director for public health, Nancy Kass, comments on public health ethics the first patient with Ebola in the US

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