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Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's Eczema

Applying a type of "good" bacteria to the skin ma...

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Is Arthritis Pain Relief as Close as Your Spice Rack?

It's a must for any good curry, and a new clinica...

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Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare Billions

Here's evidence that prescription drugs don't hav...

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Nearly Half Of All Adolescents In The U.S. Are Not Vaccinated Against The Human Papillomavirus

Parents cite safety concerns and lack of knowledge as two of the top reasons why, according to new study.

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Is Telemedicine the Future?

An expert explains the pros and cons

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Glaucoma Checkups Fall by the Wayside During Pandemic

In yet another sign that the coronavirus pandemic...

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Two Common Vaccinations Appear To Lower The Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

Both the flu and pneumonia vaccines may help protect against cognitive decline.

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Is Chocolate Really A Sweet Treat For Your Heart?

Eating chocolate at least once a week appears to protect the heart's blood vessels, study finds.

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Even Mild Obesity Raises Odds for Severe COVID-19

Even mild obesity significantly drives up the ris...

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Can Doctors Predict Who Will Be Most Likely To Develop Dementia?

Here are some key factors that may help reveal dementia risk, according to a new study.

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People With Gum Disease At Higher Risk Of Certain Cancers

Tooth loss may also increase the risk, according to researchers.

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Two Popular Fasting Diets Lead to Weight Loss In Patients With Obesity

Time-restricted eating may also improve certain heart risk factors.

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Getting Your Daily Dose Of Protein From Plants May Lengthen Your Life

A more plant-based diet can also cut your risk of heart-related death, a new study finds.

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Hispanic Americans Being Hit Hard By COVID-19

COVID-19 is being diagnosed in Hispanic communiti...

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Loneliness Not Rising Among Americans Under Lockdown, New Study Finds.

Participants actually perceived greater support from others during this time.

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NBA Players to Assess New Coronavirus Test

A saliva-based test for the new coronavirus will...

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Coronavirus Delivering a Big Economic Blow to Women

Not only have women been more likely than men to...

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U.S. Reports Record Rise in New Coronavirus Cases

The United States recorded its worst day of new c...

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When Can Sports Fans Safely Fill Stadiums Again?

Sports fans are itching to watch their favorite t...

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COVID-19 Typically Mild for Babies: Study

Most babies with COVID-19 have mild illness, with...

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What Your Tongue Says About Your Heart Health

If it's dark red with a yellow coating, it could be a sign of chronic heart failure, study finds.

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Spring Break Trip Led to 64 COVID Cases in Texas

College students who partied on the beach at Cabo...

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Does COVID-19 Trigger New Cases of Diabetes?

Early in the coronavirus pandemic, doctors learne...

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COVID-19 May Trigger Diabetes In Previously Healthy People, New Study Finds.

Experts believe the virus may be attacking organs involved with sugar metabolism.

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Coronavirus Doesn't Favor Crowded Cities, Study Shows

Densely populated areas of the United States don'...

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Telehealth May Help Rural Americans Keep the Weight Off

Although many people can lose weight, few maintai...

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How Might Hot Summer Days Affect COVID Spread?

Sunny days are associated with higher rates of CO...

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Teens Who Feel Their Parents Are Overbearing May Have Trouble With Relationships

Parenting style impacts psychological and social growth, new study finds.

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Icky Prescription: Could Hookworms Help Ease MS?

In a new trial there are hints, but no proof, tha...

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COVID-19 Can Start With Neurological Symptoms

While a fever and cough have seemed to be the ear...

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Pandemic Causing Havoc for Kids With ADHD

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity dis...

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Eating A Late Dinner May Impact Your Metabolism

A 10 p.m. dinner date could lead to weight gain and up your risk of metabolic syndrome, new study finds.

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Pandemic Is Changing Your Next Doc Appointment

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many doc...

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Face Masks vs. Face Shields for Fighting COVID-19

The pros and cons of face masks and face shields to fight COVID-19

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Drugs Commonly Prescribed For Anxiety And Insomnia May Increase The Risk Of Ectopic Pregnancy

Taking benzodiazepines before conception linked to dangerous pregnancy condition, new study finds.

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3 Ways Pets Can Help Protect Your Mental Health During Times of Crisis

The American Heart Association says pets can improve your mood, thinking and behavior.

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Are Healthy Gums Just A Vape Away From Gum Disease?

Vaping may increase the risk of inflammation and infection in your mouth, new study finds.

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How Many American Adults Are Obese?

The latest obesity numbers from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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Drug Shows Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer

The immunotherapy drug Keytruda might offer a new...

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What Works Best to Ease Flare-Ups of COPD?

The best available drugs to treat sudden COPD fla...

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The Latest Trends In Marijuana Use

More baby boomers are smoking marijuana. Women, too.

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These Foods May Significantly Lower Your Risk Of Stroke

Fiber, fruits and veggies could cut your odds of the most common type of stroke.

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Common Tech-Related Injuries

Do you have swiper's thumb or text neck?

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Are Your Sitting Habits Increasing Your Risk Of Diabetes and Heart Disease?

Older women are sitting 8.5 to 9 hours per day throwing off their insulin levels and BMI.

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Women Patients Still Missing in Heart Research

Women remain underrepresented in heart disease re...

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What Is Toxic Masculinity?

And how does it impact the mental health of men?

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Pregnancy And Paraben Exposure

Artificial preservatives used in many consumer products linked to childhood weight problems.

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Sharing The Love On Valentine's Day And Every Other Day

10 tips to show your kids unconditional love and support.

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Defining Early Puberty In Girls

The age of breast development declined significantly over the past 4 decades.

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Teens And Sexual Identity

More high schoolers are identifying as sexual minorities.

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Share Your Room But Not Your Bed

Important advice to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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Smartphones And Distracted Walking

Texting, talking or listening to music -- what's more dangerous when you're on the go?

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Vaping Can Cause Serious Skin Problems, New Study Finds

More burns, rashes and mouth lesions linked to e-cigarettes.

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Should You Change Your Diet To Protect Your Heart?

Eating Red Meat Twice A Week Ups The Risk of Heart Disease.

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45 Or 50 When Should Colon Cancer Screenings Start?

A new study suggests many cases of colon cancer are going undetected in young adults.

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What Should You Be Adding To Your Diet To Help Stave Off Dementia?

Foods high in this antioxidant appear to fight Alzheimer's disease.

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Is That Restaurant Menu Full Of Unhealthy Choices?

Most fast-food and full-service restaurants need to improve nutritional quality, study finds.

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How Can You Inspire Kids To Work Harder In School?

The impact of praise versus reprimands in the classroom

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Too Few Patients Enrolling in Cancer Trials

Enrollment in clinical trials that can potentiall...

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Do You Know The Signs Of An Opioid Overdose?

More Americans are being urged to carry a potentially lifesaving medication.

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Is A Bigger Brain Better?

Brain size doesn't always matter when it comes to aging and memory.

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Undercover FDA Investigation Finds Illegal Steroid Creams Being Sold Over The Counter

Investigators recommend checking labels of steroid products purchased at foreign import stores.

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Is Drinking Milk Good Or Bad For Your Health?

Drinking low-fat milk may show down your biological clock.

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Treating Overactive Bladder In Men

Combining behavioral therapy with medication reduces urinary frequency in men with overactive bladder.

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Cancer Cases On The Rise In Workers Who Responded To The World Trade Center Attack.

And for the first time leukemia incidence increases significantly, researchers say.

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Anxiety Does Not Need To Be A Lifelong Battle.

Researchers say full recovery from anxiety disorders is possible.

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Tea Drinkers May Live Longer

Enjoying green tea regularly may lower the risk of heart disease and death.

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New Evidence That Sleep Loss May Have Detrimental Effects On Brain Health

A bad night's sleep may increase levels of an Alzheimer's biomarker.

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Alcohol-Related Deaths On The Rise Especially Among Women

Nearly 1 million alcohol-related deaths recorded in US from 1999 to 2017.

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Can Drinking Coffee Help Control Blood Sugar Levels?

Coffee consumption is linked to fat loss, but not improved insulin sensitivity.

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Cutting Alcohol For Your Heart?

Abstinence May Help Prevent Episodes of Atrial Fibrillation.

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Having A Pet As A Child May Protect Your Mental Health

Kids exposed to dogs before their teen years at lower risk of a serious psychiatric disorder.

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Should You Get a Mammogram Every Year or Every Two Years?

Breast cancers discovered in women undergoing annual mammograms are smaller and less advance.

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Are Efforts To Reduce Kids' Consumption Of Sugary Drinks Working?

Children and teens are cutting back on sugary drinks, but a new study finds they're still downing too many.

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What Are The Long-Term Health Effects Of Surviving A Gunshot Wound?

Gunshot survivors suffer long-term physical, mental, emotional and social wounds.

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Ultrasound May Ease Common Form of Hand Tremor

A treatment that delivers ultrasound waves to the...

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Using Yoga To Ease Symptoms of Anxiety And Depression

Yoga provides both short and long-term mental health benefits.

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Cholesterol Lowering Drugs and Memory

Statins are not associated with cognitive decline.

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New Evidence Supporting The Safety Of HPV Vaccines

More than 97 percent of adverse reactions to HPV vaccines are nonserious.

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New Treatment For Peanut Allergies?

A simple antibody injection may prevent serious reactions in those with severe peanut allergies.

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Americans Get The Majority Of Their Daily Calories From Ultra-Processed Foods

The more ultra-processed food person eats, the lower their heart health.

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Heart Health and Cancer Risk

Heart attack survivors at increased risk of developing cancer.

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Young People Who Use Pot 10 or More Days a Month May Negatively Impact Their Health

Frequent use or abuse of marijuana linked to increased risk of stroke and heart rhythm disturbances.

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The Impact of Family Criticism On Your Health

Strained relations with your parents and siblings may hurt your health more than problems with your spouse or partner.

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Trouble Sleeping May Be A Sign of Future Cardiovascular Trouble

Insomnia symptoms linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke.

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More Than 11,000 Scientists In 153 Countries Declare Climate Emergency

A global alliance of scientists warns of "untold human suffering" without immediate action on climate change.

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Short Bouts of Exercise May Help Save Your Memory

Just minutes of physical activity a day can protect your brain as you age.

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Serious Shortage of Child Psychiatrists

Many children with mental health disorders have no access to professional care.

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Sleep Is Crucial For A Healthy Brain

You've got to get those Z's to help your brain flush out harmful waste.

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How Common Is Pain In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Children with ASD have significantly higher odds of frequent or chronic pain.

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America's Health Report Card

Life expectancy is down, teen e-cigarette use is up and health spending hits about $3 trillion.

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Medical Marijuana and Mental Health Disorders

There's limited evidence that compounds found in marijuana ease symptoms of depression, anxiety and other conditions.

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Winter Sports Can Be Risky For Kids

Young children who ski or snowboard are more at risk for skull fractures than adolescent athletes.

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The Impact of Sleep Loss on Learning and Social Well-Being

Fewer than 50% of kids get enough sleep on weeknights.

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Timing Your Blood Pressure Medications

Bedtime is the best time to take blood pressure medications.

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Premature Birth and Adult Health

Do infants born before 37 weeks often face major medical problems as adults?

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Preventing Sudden and Unexpected Infant Death

Safe infant sleep practices in the U.S. are suboptimal.

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Cleaning Products and Lung Health

Nurses regularly exposed to disinfectants at work may be at increased risk of serious lung diseases.

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Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Still Dominate The Children's Drink Market

None of the 34 top-selling sweetened children's drinks meet expert health recommendations.

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Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux

For people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (...

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Irregular Periods and Your Health

Irregular menstrual cycles could signal an underlying medical issue.

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Male Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Pregnant couples with male partners who use marijuana may be at increased risk of miscarriage.

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Marital Status and Mortality

Married, divorced or widowed, which group was found to have lower death rates?

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Battling Depression With Healthy Foods

Young adults with depression may significantly improve their mood by eating more veggies, fruits and whole grains ... and less fat and sugar.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases On The Rise

Cases Of the 3 Most Common STDs Hit All-Time High in 2018, According To New CDC Report.

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Suicide Rates In Children and Teens On The Rise

The substances they're using in self-poisoning attempts are commonly over-the-counter medications.

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Is It Possible To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Modest weight loss can lead to remission in patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

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2019 Breast Cancer Statistics

Deaths from breast cancer continue to decline, while diagnoses rise, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Sports Specialization and Injury Risk

Young athletes who specialize in one sport more likely to suffer injuries.

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New ADHD Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics is updating its guidelines for diagnosing and treating ADHD.

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Gum Disease and Heart Health

Gum disease linked to increased risk of high blood pressure.

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Rise in Developmental Disabilities Driven By ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders

1 in 6 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with developmental disabilities.

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Hot Flashes and Heart Health

Frequent hot flashes linked to increased risk of later heart attack and stroke.

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Medical vs. Recreational Marijuana Use

Marijuana use is more prevalent among adults with medical conditions.

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