For the first time, a federally convened panel of experts is recommending HIV testing for all adults based on evidence that early detection of the virus could lead to more effective treatment of infection.
Smog and car exhaust can take a toll on the heart, and the latest research explores how.
All it takes is one can of soda to increase risk of type 2 diabetes by 22%, according to a new study.
Obesity is a big problem that needs big solutions, and Facebook may be coming to the rescue.
There’s another reason for those at risk of skin cancer to stay vigilant about protecting their health.
Experts say that existing screening methods can identify at-risk individuals, but such tools may not help to prevent suicides.
Missed diagnoses out-ranked medication overdoses and surgical mistakes in causing the most patient harm.
More restaurants display calorie counts on their menus, but what if they also informed you what it would take to burn off those calories?
Meditation, yoga, aerobic exercise and strength training are popular ways to lower blood pressure, so the latest study compared their effectiveness against common drug and diet treatments.
Swallowing a tablespoon of the dry spice on a dare could lead to serious health problems, according to the latest report on the practice.
Parents who exert too much control over what their children eat may not be doing their adolescents any favors when it comes to controlling the youngsters’ weight, according to the latest study.
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.