You may remember hearing stories of a mystery illness that caused sudden paralysis in more than 100 children in the US last year.
Carpal tunnel syndrome appears to increase the risk for migraine headaches and migraines may make it more likely that you'll develop carpal tunnel syndrome.
A new study confirms the benefits of iron supplements for pregnant women.
As we enter into the windy season of spring Opthamologists say it's important to protect your eyes.
They found parents' income was associated with brain surface area especially in the lowest end of the economic range.
An apple a day may not keep the doctor away but could help you avoid the pharmacist!
Highly processed foods account for more than sixty percent of the calories in products Americans routinely buy at the grocery store.
American children are getting fewer calories a day from fast food restaurants but one-third still eat ready-to-go pizza, chicken and burgers on a daily basis.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says random drug testing in schools may sound like a good way to keep kids off drugs but there is little evidence it works.
A U.S. doctors group wants parents to keep spoons for their cereal and not for their child's medication.
The secret to a longer life may be in front of you right now. A new study concludes that people who eat a certain type of cereal lived longer than those who don't. So what is the key ingredient?
If you're a Catholic who has been giving up meat on Fridays during Lent and would like to keep that going year-round, dietitians suggest trying "Meatless Mondays."
Staying active and a healthy diet are crucial for dealing with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Many women love high-heeled shoes but an embarrassing foot condition can keep them off their feet. One doctor says a new procedure can correct a painful problem that more than just aesthetic.
New research suggests the Aids virus can spread and replicate in patients' brains shortly after becoming infected.
A new study finds many restaurants lack healthy menu options for children.
A new study of siblings finds genes play a strong role in longevity among those who live to 100 or older.
Brain scans may offer insight into how people with anorexia are able to ignore hunger signals.
Drinking plenty of water may lower your risk of developing kidney stones.
For many sports fans the NCAA tournament means more time in front of the TV.
Scientists believe they have developed an anti-Alzheimer's diet.
Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of fetuses as well as the brains of children and adolescents.
For men fertility can often be a window to your overall health.
We typically think of osteoporosis as a condition that affects women. But doctors say a lot of men are at risk too but because we don't associate them with the disease, they're not getting tested.
Stress can cause all types of problems, but a simple technique can help.
Pinpointing the reasons why you may not be getting the sleep you need could help you get a few more winks each night.
Diets high in fat can lead may not only lead to weight gain it may also lead to depression.
Researchers in Kansas are working to identify and remove the allergen in gluten that causes problems for sufferers of celiac disease.
Having high fiber cereal as every morning may help you live a longer life.
Drinking three or more alcoholic drinks a day may raise your risk for liver cancer.
Patients who choose at-home physical therapy instead of in-patient rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery may do just as well when it comes to complications, long term pain management and movement recovery.
When it comes to homework more isn't necessarily better.
Men with a high level of cardiovascular fitness appear to have a lower incidence of some cancers.
A new report reveals a significant rise in hip replacements among middle aged adults.
Storing your makeup improperly or keeping it too long could lead to an infection.
The study included 300 racially diverse men who reported their activity levels and sexual health.
Despite a drop in the death rate, deaths from high blood pressure in the United States has increased by more than 20-percent since the year 2000.
A look at how doctors detect congenital heart defects in babies.
Experts say knowing the source of that pain may help put you on the road to relief.
As the country adapts to the wave of newly insured patients under the Affordable Care Act, there have been growing concerns about the shortage of doctors. But changes in healthcare law is also driving a rise in the popularity of what's known as concierge medicine here in the U.S.
Centers for Disease and Control hopes latest round of graphic ads will help prevent smoking.
Researchers says the gene CTNND2 provides instructions for making a protein which plays a crucial role in the nervous system.
Researchers analyzed data from one million people in the United Kingdom and those who were prescribed at least two courses of either penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones, and macrolides were more likely to develop diabetes.
Researchers from the World Health Organization analyzed Ebola cases in children and teens during the ongoing outbreak in Africa.
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A new study says nicotine dependence, obesity, alcohol abuse and depression are risk factors for low back pain.
New research finds obesity increases the risk of liver cancer while drinking coffee may help protect against the disease.
A new study reveals a link between autism and gastrointestinal issues early in life.
As the weather warms up experts remind us to always wear a helmet when riding a bike, ATV or motorcycle.
A new study finds baseball players who undergo two Tommy John surgeries may see a drop in performance and a shortened career.