I’ve been writing about naloxone — the antidote to overdose of heroin, oxycodone or similar drugs — for more than 10 …
Living without pain may not require potent drugs, according to a new study published in the medical journal Pain — all you need is a cushion, a quiet corner and maybe a mantra.
Imagine you could eat less, simply by thinking about eating! A new study published in Science finds just that: people who imagined themselves repeatedly indulging in sweet or salty treats ended up eating less of the actual foods …
We all know that smoking is bad for us, but a new report from the U.S. Surgeon General concludes that even a single cigarette can cause immediate harm and raise the risk of diseases like cancer and heart disease.
What do HIV drugs, CPR and Botox have in common? They’re all featured in TIME’s Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs of 2010, written by Healthland’s own Alice Park.
Students in poor communities are among the most vulnerable to social and behavioral problems, often caused by environmental stress.
Class rank is important for more than just wowing college admissions officers and securing bragging rights. According to new research, the better your grades were in high school, the healthier you are years later.