A new study of over a million women reports smokers more than triple their risk of dying early compared to non smokers, and that kicking the habit can virtually eliminate this increased risk of premature death.
It’s inevitable that as we age, our brains get smaller. Nerves die off, losing their connections, and that leads to a thinned out network feeding our thinking functions. But brain shrinkage isn’t inevitable, according to the …
A heart defibrillator remotely controlled by a villainous hacker to trigger a fatal heart attack? It may only happen in the movies, but the Government Accountability Office (GAO) doesn’t want to take any chances.
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is responsible for creating thousands of happy families, but the latest research highlights some of the potential long term risks of the procedure.
Want a dancer’s body? Line up to the Barre.
Left to our own devices, we find a plethora of reasons to skip our workouts. Maybe a fitness concierge would help—if you can afford one.
Getting yearly physicals makes intuitive sense—routine checkups can pick up early signs of disease and get you on treatment that could save your life. Or can they?
When it comes to lowering cholesterol, Americans seem to be getting the message.
When it comes to healthy behaviors, don’t look to hospital workers as role models
ADHD can have lingering effects among men
Concerns over an immunization aimed at a sexually transmitted virus may be unfounded
In a small clinical trial, a therapeutic vaccine from Pennsylvania company Inovio Pharmaceuticals showed promise for treating precancerous cervical lesions in women with HPV.
Is that daily jog really doing your body any good?