Being thankful may benefit heart failure patients.
When it comes to higher cigarette prices or anti-smoking messages, American women who believe smoking helps control weight are less likely than other female smokers to try to quit.
Toddlers who aren't getting good quality sleep may be more likely to have more emotional and behavioral problems at age five.
A new study finds frail older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug Reclast to build bone strength but greater bone density did not translate into fewer fractures among these women.
Sleep is just a cool spring breeze away.
A new study suggests many kids in military families may be missing out on vaccines.
Some people on the extreme end of that suffering now have a new option for relief, a procedure that involves inflating a balloon into your sinus cavity.
Michigan family works to save other babies from heart defect that claimed their son's life.
People who suffer brain injuries appear to recover faster and have fewer complications if they get up and start walking as soon as they can.
Children with neurological disorders such as epilepsy or cerebral palsy are at an increased risk for flu complications but are no more likely to receive a flu shot than other kids.
A new study reveals serious life events during childhood may increase the risk of type one diabetes.
Hispanic children are twice as likely to have tooth decay than their white or African-American peers.
Women born prematurely may be more likely to deliver their own babies early.
If you're overweight or obese in middle age, you may be less likely to develop dementia than your peers who are either of normal weight or underweight.
As the temps get warmer children become more active outdoors which often turns into more broken bones.
The basics to bringing home a new baby.
Getting sick can set you back, especially if you need to take time off work to see a doctor. But now telemedicine is bringing the doctor to the office for free.
A new study reveals that black and Hispanic teens are more active online than white teens.
Researchers say these findings suggest a demand for lower sodium options and a need for clearer information on the front of food packaging to help consumers make educated choices.
A new study finds facial plastic surgery may do more than make you look younger it could make you more likeable!
New research out of Sweden suggests that close family members of people convicted of sexual assault are more likely to commit similar crimes themselves.
A new government report finds more Americans are heading to the emergency room for drug poisoning.
A new study reveals the number of children diagnosed with melanoma is dropping.
A new genetic test could improve how doctors identify which women are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
Short people may face a greater lifetime risk of clogged arteries which could increase their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Instead of sitting at your desk, which has been linked to several health issues, there are simple yoga poses you can do to get your blood flowing.
The National Sleep Foundation estimates more than five million children wet their beds.
You don't have to spend a lot to make your complexion look fantastic.
It might sound strange, but one Detroit health system actually had a video game custom-made to teach their young patients.
Too many events, practices or games can wear out even the most active children.
A new study suggests participating in creative hobbies and social activities in middle and old age could delay memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.
A new experimental therapy could significantly reduce the amount of HIV in an infected patient's blood.
A new study finds many medicare patients experience delays in surgery for melanoma.
Experts say looking at a gun buyer's history of violent offenses or impaired driving may prevent gun violence more than a mental health screening.
There are no approved drug treatments for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease which is associated with obesity and diabetes.
A panel that helps set federal dietary guidelines says a vegan diet is the healthiest for our bodies and the planet.
New moms need to exercise too. We've found a group designed just for them.
A new study reveals that graphic pictures on the consequences of smoking encourage young people to avoid the habit.
Family stress may put teens at increased risk for being overweight or obese, a new study finds.
Have you ever heard of "pregnancy brain?" Expectant women and new moms often report feeling forgetful due to to hormonal changes. Now, a study out of Brigham Young University concludes pregnancy brain is a myth.
A brain-scanning technique known as a pet scan may one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions.
Teen births continue to drop in the US but a new study finds the use of long acting birth control methods could further reduce the problem.
Researchers studied more than 30,000 women with the BRCA-1 or BRCA-2 genes looking at the specific type and location of mutation.
Cigarette smoke may make the superbug stronger.
New research suggests the increasing costs of treating breast cancer are linked to higher survival rates.
A new study shows one-third of breast cancer patients worry about the genetic risks of the disease but many never follow up with their doctor.
A new study reveals that using Facebook could lead to symptoms of depression.
While it's important for women to be at a healthy weight when trying to have a baby doctor's say once you are pregnant a diet is not a good idea.
You know soda is not exactly good for you, but it's hard to give up. The health benefits are numerous for those who give up the fizzy drinks.
This time of year has many of us sniffling and sneezing.