More than 8 million Americans thought seriously about suicide in the previous year, according to a new government survey. More adults who considered suicide lived in the Midwest and West than in other parts of the country.
What’s on your smartphone? Probably fecal matter, according to new research by London scientists.
More than 400,000 popular BOB jogging strollers were recalled in the U.S. and Canada this week over choking concerns. The recall follows a previous recall in February of more than 350,000 units of similar stroller models. In both …
The latest government survey of teen sex and contraceptive use finds that things have largely remained unchanged in last eight years: teens are still having less sex and using birth control more often than you’d think.
Are we winning the battle of the bulge? Normal-weight Americans outnumbered the overweight for the first time in three years — at least according to Americans’ self-reports of weight in a Gallup poll.
Miners, food service workers and construction workers are more likely to smoke than adults in other industries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday.
Even people whose blood pressure is slightly higher than normal may have a significantly increased risk of stroke, finds a new review of past research.
Millions of middle-aged men take saw palmetto extract to relieve the urinary-tract symptoms of an enlarged prostate, but a new study finds that the supplements work no better than placebo.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is recalling 40,000 lbs. of frozen ground beef products shipped to Georgia because of possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria.
Adding to the evidence that a healthy body makes for a healthy mind, a study from Japan finds that people with diabetes may be at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds of dementia.
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals is recalling multiple lots of birth control pills because of a packaging error that may interfere with proper dosing and result in unintentional pregnancy.