Melamine doesn’t break, which makes it a great option for tableware, but a study shows it can taint food when heated.
Based on early data from flu sufferers, health officials say the current influenza vaccine is 62% effective in reducing symptoms of the disease.
An analysis of U.S. public-health resources shows that states can do more to prepare for potential disease outbreaks and natural disasters
Turns out we aren’t good at walking and talking at the same time, according to a study of pedestrians on their cell phones.
When it comes to your health, where you live can make a difference.
Space tourism isn’t on the list of family vacation destinations yet, but that doesn’t mean doctors shouldn’t be thinking about pre-flight medical checkups.
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.
Repeated job losses may be as damaging to heart health as smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes
Airports with designated smoking areas can still expose nonsmokers to surprising levels of cigarette smoke