A new study finds that some narcotic pain-killers have the same impact on an unborn baby as illicit drug use.
A new study finds getting a divorce may raise the risk a woman will suffer a heart attack.
New research finds children with Type-1 diabetes have a significantly increased risk of being admitted to the hospital.
A new breath test can identify patients at high risk of developing stomach cancer.
Expanding diabetes screening in adults to catch the disease early does not appear to keep people from dying from cardiovascular illnesses resulting from the disease.
Many companies are implementing these programs for employees offering incentives to improve their cardiovascular health.
While wisdom and knowledge may increase with age memory and thinking skills can begin to decline. Now, experts have identified the most effective ways to keep your brain healthy.
As many as one-quarter of people with atrial fibrillation who have a low risk of stroke are given blood-thinning drugs they likely don't need according to a new study.
Eating out may increase your risk for high blood pressure.
Your DNA may reflect how well you respond to the "placebo effect."
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Says thousands of people are injured on trampolines each year.
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Some doctors are now making old-fashioned house calls to give better treatment to patients.
The story of a whole 'new life' for a young man suffering severe Tourette Syndrome.
Is there a fountain of youth? Not really, but a moderate amount of exercise can stop or at least slow the clock.
Acetaminophen is one of the most popular pain relievers in America but a new study has discovered a new side effect. So, how could this impact you?
A new study finds vaccinating boys against HPV could help prevent more cases of oropharyngeal cancer.
A new study suggests watching a lot of alcohol consumption in movies could lead teens to drink themselves.
A liquid form of medical marijuana appears to be safe and effective for some children with severe epilepsy.
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.
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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.