Seven cases of a rare form of meningitis were reported on Princeton University’s campus. Here’s what you need to know.
Cancer rates go up with age, but more experts are suggesting that older people might be better off without regular screening for the disease.
Officials still concerned about polio in eastern province
Keeping bones strong may take more than popping a few pills, according to the latest research.
Testing can be a good way to detect potential medical problems before they cause illness, but occasionally such vigilant monitoring can be too much of a good thing.
It’s July, and it’s hot. But with parts of the country expected to swelter under triple digit temperatures, public health officials say it’s important to heed the heat.
Researcher and former skater Jessica Green wanted to test how microbes are spread by contact. What better way to do so than via a sport with plenty of contact?
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?