The latest study suggests that the one-third of Americans who are obese they may not be getting the proper health care they need — because their doctors are biased against treating them.
Teen birth rates in the U.S., which have been declining for two decades, have reached a record low, with significant drops in almost every state.
The advice to detect and treat cancers at the first opportunity may not apply to older men with prostate tumors, according to the latest study.
A promising new drug for treating asthma could not only reduce asthma symptoms but also improve lung function in patients, according to a new study.
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.