Being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese.
New research suggests many of the racial differences in breast cancer diagnosis and survival rates are biological.
A new study reveals asthma may lead to an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea.
A new study reveals kids who go to lunch after recess make healthier choices in the cafeteria.
The Food and Drug Administration has greenlighted the Maestro Rechargeable System, an implantable device that signals the brain whether the stomach feels empty or full.
Working long hours may raise the risk for alcohol abuse.
People who may go on to develop Alzheimer's Disease may be depressed or exhibit other changes in behavior before they begin losing their memory.
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The Smart Driver course keeps seniors safe behind the wheel and driving longer.
Binge-eating disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of excessive food consumption.
Experts say the technology could become as common for determining human behavior as blood tests currently are for determining disease.
Spending on medical research is declining in the U.S. and researchers warn if this trend continues it could potentially rob the world of cures and treatments for many common diseases.
Researchers tracked the use of the rotavirus vaccine among doctors treating children for acute gastroenteritis.
A trip to the pediatrician may not be enough to spot autism in a child.
Higher Vitamin D levels in patients with advanced colon cancer appear to improve response to chemotherapy and targeted anti-cancer drugs.
Strep throat is sometimes tough to diagnose but there is a tell-tale sign that typically gives it away.
The CDC reports many of the kids hospitalized with flu this year don't necessarily have chronic conditions.
Winter can be harsh, especially on your hair but Cleveland Clinic Dermatologist Dr. Wilma Bergfeld says with a little tender loving care you can have shiny healthy hair year-round.
A majority of Americans want to know if the foods they buy have been genetically modified.
New research suggests many heart patients are prescribed aspirin unnecessarily.
Researchers in Finland looked at the family, financial and emotional environment of over 3,000 children then followed up 27 years later.
Clinical trials reveal a three drug regimen cured patients with Hepatitis-C in only six weeks.
New research finds daytime naps may help babies memorize and learn.
According to the study by "Health Affairs," 60 percent of adults between 40 and 65 years old don't think they'll need long-term care services.
The research is carried out by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
Federally funded Head Start preschool programs are designed to improve children's physical and emotional well-being as well as develop strong learning skills.
If you are a woman and you and your partner are planning a pregnancy, it's important to have your blood sugar levels in control before conceiving.
Music therapy program yields benefits at Florida's Golisano Chidlren's Hospital.
A study of over 5,000 adults found people with the highest levels of optimism were twice as likely to be in ideal cardiovascular shape than their more pessimistic peers.
A little patience can get your baby to sleep soundly.
Doctors often recommend people make changes to their diet or lifestyle to lower elevated blood pressure.
Working the night shift may be an independent risk factor for developing type-2 diabetes among black women.
Researchers surveyed a group of 1,500 survivors of cancer about their continuing needs.
How your body metabolizes nicotine could determine what is the best way for you to try and quit.
Ice and snow can be fun and also dangerous.
Do you ever get anxious when your iPhone isn't close-by?
Frigid temperatures can pose special challenges for senior citizens.
The health fair is at the Amigos in Amarillo, Hereford, Plainview, and Lubbock.
Women who have low blood levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth prematurely.
Two leading women's health organizations recommend the HPV Test replace Pap Tests for cervical cancer screenings for women 25 and older.
Vapor from electronic cigarettes may increase the risk of respiratory infections whether or not it contains nicotine.
Doctors at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine tested the pain killing effect of "audio therapy" on kids after surgery.
A new study finds music training can improve children's emotional and behavioral maturity.
Researchers say the study does not prove that rotating night shifts causes poor health but suggests a link.
Bellafill is a gel that's injected into the skin to add volume, lift and smooth out pitted acne scars.
Functional medicine is a new way of thinking about chronic disease.
The winter weather can turn the softest skin into sandpaper but Cleveland Clinic Doctors say a few simple changes in your routine may help save your skin.
A group at Emory University's Winship Cancer center, known as peer partners, plays a special role in the lives of cancer patients.
New treatment being used at University of Kansas hospital allows doctors to treat a patient's blood, not just frostbitten extremities.
That number does not include sign-ups on the 14 exchanges run by individual states and the District of Columbia.