The latest data questions the most recent recommendation for breast cancer screening by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), which advised women to get mammograms every other year starting at age 50.
More studies are helping regulators to decide what role e-cigarettes could play in anti-smoking efforts.
Whether it’s the duckface smirk or the coyly suggestive close-up, selfies are a mainstay of Twitter and Instagram and have parents and psychologists wringing their hands over what they “mean.”
You’re in the middle of a texting conversation when the other person suddenly stops for a long pause before responding.
Touted as a way to quit smoking, the latest data raise concerns that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may actually be a gateway for teens into tobacco use.
Doctors have sped up how quickly they treat heart attack patients, but it’s not saving more lives.
Now there’s a number for how effective lifestyle changes can be in protecting the heart and preventing deaths from heart attack and stroke.
Don’t want to wait for an appointment at your doctor’s office to get a flu shot? Retail clinics offer speedy service, but may not be allowed to vaccinate everyone.
Fewer women are dying of childbirth-related health issues, but a World Health Organization (WHO) report says more can be done to improve women’s health by addressing more than reproductive concerns.
Wireless activity trackers may do more than log how many steps you take. Doctors are turning to them to understand which factors help patients recover faster from surgery.
The Alabama Department of Public Health is venturing into the mobile universe as the first state with a health app for residents.