How bad is the flu season? Doctors are Googling the answer
Heart patients benefit from taking a low-dose aspirin daily, but the same same protection doesn’t extend to healthy people hoping to prevent a first heart attack
CPR can save lives, but most bystanders are reluctant to do it. Would you be more likely to perform CPR if a 9-1-1 operator talked you through it?
Screening for cancer is supposed to save lives, but not all experts recommend regular testing for cancer. Why?
Our brains become less sharp as we age, but when does the decline actually start? You might be surprised
In an international study of patients with severe heart attacks, Americans had shorter hospital stays but were much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital for complications
Which city has the booziest population? (And no, the Jersey shore isn’t a city.)
Why is it so hard to lose weight? Extra pounds may affect brain structures involved in appetite, making it harder to turn down food
ADHD patients can’t fill prescriptions for their medications. Could the DEA be to blame?
Starting this week, an eyebrow-raising ad campaign will take on one of the last taboos of America’s media landscape: menstruation.
Coffee and tea drinkers could be at lower risk of a developing a deadly drug-resistant staph infection, new research suggests.
Who says your job leaves you no time to hit the gym? A detailed new study of U.S. physical activity patterns shows that men who work full-time — whether their jobs are active or sedentary— end up getting more exercise than …
Here’s a well-known weight-loss tip: use a smaller plate, and you’ll be satisfied with a smaller portion. The tip works — provided you’re not genuinely very hungry — because a large part of our satisfaction at the end of a …