COVID-19 has put us in a situation of being alone a lot. Occasionally we all want a little alone time. Now we are forced to spend days at a time and not interacting with others. We have to adjust but we still need interaction with other to stay healthy. Plenty of people are in a situation no…
The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded its warning about hand sanitizers to avoid, with the list now topping 100.
A multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened almost 400 people in 31 states has been traced back to red onions, federal health officials said.
Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision.
Individuals with a cervix are now recommended to start cervical cancers screening at 25 and continue through age 65, with the primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing every five years as the preferred method of testing, according to a new guideline released Thursday by the American Cancer …
Education and lifestyle behaviors in our teens and 20s appear to impact our risk of cognitive decline and dementia in later life, according to three new studies presented Thursday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2020.
Over 900 people in 48 states have been infected with salmonella, and their illnesses are likely linked to backyard poultry like chicks and ducklings.
Anyone who has had gum disease is probably familiar with the discomfort and embarrassment of poor oral health, such as bad breath, bleeding, discolored teeth and even tooth loss.
It's well known that the wealthy have more than the average human, including exorbitant real estate, sports cars and fine jewelry. But they also have more of something else -- sleep.
Open wide. Insert dark chocolate. Chew slowly, savor and lick any bits off fingers. Smile broadly as you bask in the relief that this guilty pleasure is actually helping your heart.
Chronic stress can change your brain. Experiencing racism could make it worse.
Millennials and Gen X parents appear to be spanking their kids less than previous generations, according to a research letter published Monday in the medical journalJAMA Pediatrics.
It turns out that flu and pneumonia shots may be good for more than what their names suggest.
Although it's often seen as a sign of weakness, crying can be just what the doctor ordered for sorting through muddied emotions and wading out anew.
A fast-rising tide of new coronavirus cases is flooding emergency rooms in parts of the United States, with some patients moved into hallways and nurses working extra shifts to keep up with the surge.
Fresh studies give more information about what treatments do or don’t work for COVID-19, with high-quality methods that give reliable results.
Black children are more than three times as likely to die within a month of surgery as white children, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.
Is your blood type A, B, a combination of the two or something else?
Drug overdose deaths in the United States jumped last year by a projected 4.8%, wiping out a slight decline in 2018 and setting a new record high, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
You may have purchased an air filter to put in your car or even an air purifier for your home. But what about something to put in your body to protect from air pollution?