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Both of these terms are used to describe the study of the effects of the planets and other cosmic bodies on the lives of people.
The term horoscope means chart (scope) of the hour (horo). The term horoscope is generally widely associated with the daily, weekly or monthly Sun sign horoscopes found in newspapers and on the internet. In fact, it is a perfectly legitimate astrological term which describes a map of the solar system at the exact time and place of birth; usually shown as a 360 degree wheel divided into 12 houses with the planets placed therein.
Astrology means star (astro) study (logy).
It is the science of the interrelationships between the parts of the cosmos as a whole. It is also the art of interpreting the effects of these relationships on people.
Although, there are several things to consider when looking at health, the sign on the cusp of the 6th house will often indicate a part of the body that may eventually cause serious health issues, although it does not always indicate the cause of one's demise. Planets in that house will also give clues according to the rule of correspondences. For instance, both Jupiter and Sagittarius rule liver ailments, etc. See Astrology and the Body.
There are many more correspondences than listed here, but these are a few of the major indicators.
Aries and Mars rule the head, the face, blood.
Taurus and Venus rule the throat, neck, thyroid.
Gemini and Mercury rule the hands,arms,lungs, nervous system.
Cancer and the Moon rule the breast, stomach, uterus.
Leo and the Sun, the heart, the back, spleen.
Virgo and Mercury the intestines, pancreas, abdomen.
Libra and Venus rule the kidneys, ovaries, adrenals.
Scorpio and Pluto rule the sex organs, colon, sex glands.
Sagittarius and Jupiter rule the liver, thighs, lower spine.
Capricorn and Saturn rule the bones, teeth, gallbladder.
Aquarius and Uranus rule circulation, lower legs, nerve function.
Pisces and Neptune rule the feet, the immune system, body fluids.