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.
A survey of nearly 600 people found frequent TV watchers were less likely to understand proper nutrition than those who watched less.
It seems our outlook on life can impact our chances of having heart trouble.
Public health officials in California and Utah confirmed nine cases. All of them visitors of either Disneyland or Disney California Adventure Park between December 15 and December 20.
A new University of Michigan poll finds three-quarters of parents turn their children's car seats to face forward too early.
Two of the country's leading cancer organizations are calling for government regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems.
As we reach the peak of the cold and flu season, doctors say you want to take some simple steps to keep your immune system in peak form.
Tennessee family turns to Facebook to find families for embryos left over after fertility treatment.
Newly-diagnosed cancer patients may be at an increased risk for stroke in the months after diagnosis and the more aggressive the cancer is the higher the stroke risk becomes.
New Study finds eating an avocado a day can lower bad cholesterol.
A new analysis of research suggests kids involved in bullying are at a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and actions.
New research shows intensive treatment for Type-1 diabetes is linked to a lower risk of death.
As temperatures drop this winter the risk of a heart attack and stroke goes up.
Many patients are packing doctor's offices worried about the flu but your stuffy head may be something entirely different.
Harvard University researchers followed nearly 50,000 women over a 22-year period.