As if the new cholesterol guidelines needed more controversy, the BMJ reported that the chair of the panel responsible for the new advice, which many see as favorable to the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, had …
To prepare for a potential pandemic of avian influenza caused by H5N1, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first vaccine boosted so its doses can provide stronger immune responses against the flu virus.
Too much time in front of the television can blunt young children’s ability to accept and understand others, says the latest research.
For starters, could one man really father more than 500 children?
Today is the Great American Smokeout, the day that the American Cancer Society hopes will be the first smoke-free day for more smokers.
The teenage co-editors of a new book about boys’ social dynamics talk about what they aren’t telling the adults in their lives with author Rosalind Wiseman
Author Rosalind Wiseman on how high school guys can navigate the treacherous shoals of love, sex and loyalty in an era of casual relationships
Hungry? Grab a handful of nuts. Not only are they packed with protein, but it turns out they may be the food for longevity.
The FDA has issued a warning to doctors about two chemicals that are used for cardiovascular stress tests may cause heart attacks. According to the FDA, resuscitation equipment should be available when the tests are …
A new study finds that the longer a woman temps, the less likely she is to have kids.
Seven cases of a rare form of meningitis were reported on Princeton University’s campus. Here’s what you need to know.
New guidelines could double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Here’s what you need to know.