A new study suggests newer forms of the birth control pill are more likely to cause blood clots than older versions.
New research reveals eating more dietary fiber can help reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes.
Researchers found spouses of patients who received hospice for three or more days were less likely to report depression symptoms than spouses who did not use hospice.
The European food Safety Authority (EFSA) says when it comes to your health you can have too much caffeine.
A group of international researchers says genetic tests that look for hereditary genes linked to breast cancer should not be offered until they are proven valid or useful in clinical practice.
Toenail troubles are common among runners but they can be treated.
Motorcycle season is in full swing and while they are a great way to get around you need to exercise care when operating the vehicle.
Being absent minded in middle age is normal, but there are ways to help out your memory.
Waiting about three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord following a baby's delivery may help improve children's fine motor and social skill when they turn four.
Researchers found that the more people drank, the greater their risk of experiencing subtle changes in the heart. This was especially true among women
Scientists have taken the herpes virus and altered it to fight the deadliest form of skin cancer.
The amount of traffic noise you hear may increase your risk for developing a belly bulge.
A new study finds that more than four million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder during the past year.
An estimated 8,000 children are treated in emergency rooms for falls each day and many accidents are preventable.
Researchers found women, Caucasians and patients with a college education expected greater benefits from alternative care - like massage, acupuncture and yoga.
To few women at high risk for osteoporosis are being tested for the condition and too many low-risk women are being screened.
As a parent you are constantly worrying about your child. Keeping track of their every move counting how many words he or she may be saying. But when should you be concerned if you notice something?
Bruce Gilbert demonstrates that a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease is no reason to give up on life.
More and more people using their cell phones are ending up in the emergency department after getting hurt while walking and talking or texting.
Babies who live at very high elevations may have an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children.
You may not only show happiness, you may smell it too.
Monday was also "National Brown-Bag-It Day."
Swimming season is back, and along with it the dangers posed by the water.
Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Friday a measure that makes online solicitation of a minor a punishable offense and changes the definition of a minor, calling it "regrettable that this bill is necessary."
A new study finds companion animals may ease social anxiety in kids with autism.
A new government report shows smoking rates dropped between 2011 and 2013 but tobacco use varies widely among the 50 states.
Doctors recommend a colonoscopy at age 40 for people with a family history of colon cancer but a new study shows few Americans are getting this early screening.
New research finds black women may face a higher risk than others for Metabolic problems .
Mosquitoes are a part of summer celebrations and Cleveland Clinic doctors want you to know certain scents may make you a more likely target for the little bloodsuckers than others.
We look at hip displasia, which can be a painful condition, but it can be corrected.
Experts warn against too much time spent playing video games or watching TV over summer break.
Every year, highly contagious noroviruses sicken people on cruise ships, in nursing homes and schools.
A majority of people with a family history of colon cancer are not getting screened for the disease early enough.
Most men may get another "perk" from their cup of coffee.
Remember trying to see how long you could hold your breath under water as a kid?
A new study finds that Botox could have increased effects on the skin's ability to appear more youthful.
New research reveals women who are pregnant with boys are more likely to develop gestational diabetes.
A new study finds the majority of youth with serious mental health issues are not getting the treatment they need.
More than four million full-time American workers had an anxiety disorder in the past year.
Scientists are closing in on a way to transform any type of donated blood into type "o"; the universal blood type that can safely be given to any one.
Researchers are investigating the benefits of massage for cancer patients
As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway many people will be heading to the water to celebrate the unofficial start of summer.
Healthy older adults who take cholesterol-lowering drugs may be cutting their risk of stroke.
Breast cancer patients who have a family history of the disease may not need to worry that their outlook or chances for recurrence are higher than others.
Patients needing a kidney transplant are able to be seen in Amarillo after the opening of a transplant clinic.
By conducting a specific blood test in the ambulance, the project aims at detecting blood clots earlier, providing the right treatment faster and prevent the heart from damages.
One of the biggest roadblocks to a good cardio workout may be your smartphone!
The risk for blood transfusions and admissions to the intensive care unit were higher among women who just had their first cesarean delivery.
Researchers at University of Colorado say there may be a link between hearing loss and dementia.