All that chatter on social media may be more valuable than we think, say researchers who are mining the postings for clues about how to best control infectious disease.
When things go south and we’re to blame, we’re supposed to feel guilty. Right? Not necessarily.
Ethicists are concerned couples will start picking donors based on certain traits.
One in six Americans have high cholesterol, but one in five can’t take the popular statin medications to keep their levels down.
We’re often told to maintain eye contact when speaking with others. But a new study published in the journal Psychological Science is poking holes in the theory that looking deep into someone’s eyes shows interest and boosts …
Forget the pills — there’s new evidence that exercise may be as effective as medications in treating heart disease and diabetes.
If you saw someone experiencing a heart attack, would you step in to perform CPR?
The government is closed — which means that important public health programs like disease-tracking and food safety efforts, not to mention important basic medical research, may be going dark.
In a head-to-head comparison of two major forms of hormone replacement therapy, a more natural version of estrogen proved less dangerous to the heart than a synthetic one made from the urine of pregnant mares.
Over the last 20 years, the number of parents sharing a bed with their infants has doubled.
It’s well known advice for pregnant women — don’t eat fish while you’re expecting, since the mercury they contain could harm a developing brain.
About 6.7 million American women suffer from infertility, 1% of whom struggle to get pregnant because of poor-quality eggs.
The Geniuses at Apple certainly anticipated complaints about the way iOS 7 looks and how it works, but they probably never anticipated this: some iPhone and iPad users are getting motion sickness and vertigo from the new operating system.