If proven to be effective, the new type of scans could eventually be used in addition to annual mammograms
A new government report finds HIV is being diagnosed on average seven months sooner than it was just a few years ago
New report reveals the deadly toll pollution takes worldwide, but experts say it's "a winnable battle"
Sex addiction is not recognized as an official diagnosis for psychiatric treatment, and experts say there's little evidence rehab helps
Iceland has almost eliminated Down syndrome by aborting virtually 100 percent of fetuses that test positive
Lifestyle changes can make a big difference in fighting "the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century"
A recent report based on FBI data shows 54 percent of mass shootings are related to domestic or family violence
A new study documents "a major step forward" in developing a treatment for the common food allergy
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You're never too young to start taking care of your brain – and experts say certain dietary habits may help
The FDA says it has received dozens of reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to commercially-produced “bone treats”
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Earlier in the day, McCain's daughter, Meghan, tearfully interviewed former Vice President Joe Biden, whose son Beau died from the same cancer, glioblastoma
Both deaths happened within seven days of each other in the first week of December
The massacre sounded alarms about gaps in mental health care, but some key reforms depend on funding that has yet to be delivered by Congress
New research suggests that exposure to sun, not eating enough fruits and vegetables, drinking alcohol, and smoking cause nearly half of all cancer deaths in the U.S.
Health department says about 1,000 people in the community had close contact with someone who has the highly contagious respiratory disease
Christmas came early for Harmony Taylor, who got what she wanted most: the hand she'd been missing since birth
Some police departments are addressing concerns about the agitated state that can ultimately be fatal
New research suggests respiratory illnesses may hit men harder than women
The generic versions of the little blue pill will likely be cheaper than brand-name Viagra for most men
Health officials say this year's flu season seems to be dominated by a nasty bug
Lactalis and French authorities have ordered the worldwide recall after 26 infants became sick this month
Research should be "wakeup call," advocates say; industry plans ban on most such blinds
An FAA treatment program for diagnosed substance abusers is one of the most successful rehab programs ever, sending 6,000 pilots back to work
Wisconsin would become the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps
A new study suggest tests someday may help reveal which women need longer preventive therapy and which ones can be spared it
When biology and cybersecurity collide: the emerging field of cyberbiosecurity explores a whole new category of risks
After decades of decline, cases of scarlet fever have surged to a 50-year high in England; could it happen here, too?
The woman told doctors she looked directly at the eclipse for just a few seconds
According to the lawsuit, the patient overheard her doctor say some alarming things while she was undergoing procedure
Health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier scans really improve screening for breast cancer
Some people are turning to marijuana-based treatments to relieve their pets' suffering, but there's little data on whether they work or if they're safe
An atmospheric chemist explains the health hazards of wildfire smoke and what kinds of protection work best
About 140 million women use some type of hormonal contraception, including about 16 million in the United States
Taking a walk outside may do more harm than good if you live in a neighborhood with smoggy air, a new study shows
The new therapy, a once-a-week shot, appears to be more effective than a popular daily diabetes pill, a study shows