She wasn’t yet diagnosed with cancer, but after finding a common gene mutation that often leads to breast cancer, she had the radical surgery to lower her risk.
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
Questions about alcohol use should be a part of regular physical checkups, according to a panel of experts.
A Philadelphia abortion doctor was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who authorities say were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy clinic, in a …
When faced with a challenge, whether you deny the problems it poses or dive in to solve them in a positive way may determine how much anxiety you feel overall.
One of the surprising ways to boost breast-feeding rates among new moms may involve formula, according to the latest research.
In a haunting memoir, a mother of three describes the difficult road from tragedy to recovery after her young family was killed in a car accident.
Researchers announced the promising results of a new genetic test that can predict the most aggressive prostate cancers; New Jersey governor Chris Christie has gastric lap-band surgery, and moms who lick their babies’ pacifiers clean may be doing their kids’ immune systems a favor. These are some of the major stories making health news this week.
Reshma was trapped in a wide Muslim prayer room in the basement of the eight-story Rana Plaza building that housed five garment factories and thousands of workers in Bangladesh
How are our daughters supposed to grow up to be ‘Lean In’–worthy execs if most of the play mops and stoves are labeled for girls?
They’re man’s best friend, and they may be one of the heart’s best allies as well.