Researcher and former skater Jessica Green wanted to test how microbes are spread by contact. What better way to do so than …
It’s one of the crueler realities of teendom — some kids are plagued with monster zits and problem skin, while others tend to sail through adolescence with nary a blemish.
Beagles are known as good hunters. So why not send them in search of deadly bacteria?
Even for older adults who aren’t tech-savvy, simple digital tools and occasional phone support can dramatically improve weight-management success – and at a fraction of the cost of intensive one-on-one counseling.
What you should know about sun damage to your eyes.
If you’re at high risk of having a heart attack, changing your diet can significantly lower your chances of heart disease. But how much can fruits and vegetables help someone who already has heart trouble?
Vaccines are by far the best defense against pertussis, or whooping cough. But protection among kids dwindles with every year since the last dose of vaccine, a new CDC study finds
As World AIDS Day approaches Dec. 1, public health experts are turning the focus on teens and young adults who make up a remarkably high proportion of HIV infections in the U.S.
Most doctors say meditation can’t hurt you, but now there’s reassuring evidence that it may help you as well when it comes to warding off disease.
Colonoscopies prevent cancer and save lives, but patients don’t like them. Could less invasive screening tests work just as well?
A daily multivitamin doesn’t protect against heart attack, stroke or heart-related death, according to a new large-scale study among men
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?