CT scans can reveal a remarkable amount of useful medical information, but more studies underscore the need to balance the benefits of that knowledge with the risks of being exposed to the scans’ small amounts of radiation.
Sneezing and wheezing can make children feel miserable, and that discomfort can hamper how well they do in school.
With summer vacation about to start, kids will inevitably spend even more time online. So here are some tips for making sure they’re only seeing what’s appropriate for them.
Researchers say that a blood test may soon identify which pregnant women are at highest risk of developing postpartum depression, so they can seek treatment that could control their symptoms.
Foodborne illnesses are a continuing problem in the U.S., but labs that are supposed to detect the presence of pathogens aren’t up to snuff, according to a new report.
Chlorine is supposed to take care of most of the microbes floating around in pools, but human waste, it seems, is stubbornly resistant to being sanitized.
If you’re looking to revamp your workout, just add water. Trust us, your body will feel the difference.
There’s no positive side to developing skin cancer, but the latest research ties certain forms of the disease to a reduced risk of dementia.
Two drugs used to treat osteoporosis may be better than either alone in maintaining bone density.
Social media is all about seeing and being seen, so it’s not surprising that the ubiquity and frequency of posts are fueling our vanity.
Just because you choose the non-smoking hotel room doesn’t mean you’re completely protecting yourself from exposure.
The government wants to drop the blood alcohol limit for being legally drunk in order to avoid drunk driving fatalities.