Dr. David Agus talks about two major developments in vaccines – and his biggest concern going into the new year
See where your state ranks on the list of the healthiest – and least healthy – states in the nation
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
Before you or your child heads into surgery, check this advice to help reduce the risk of addiction to prescription pain meds
Obesity rates in America have been rising, but some states are worse than others
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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The blogpost says they have employed social psychologists, social scientists and sociologists to come up with possible solutions that are not quitting Facebook
State health officials aren't saying that cellphones pose health risks, but "the science is evolving"
Bill could face legal challenges if Gov. John Kasich signs it into law
This year's shorter but busier enrollment period ends Friday at midnight Pacific time in most states
The 8-year-old's mother is is accused of pretending her son was sick with multiple illnesses, including cancer
Anesthesiologist pleads not guilty to murder in the death of a 71-year-old plastic surgery patient in Beverly Hills
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.
The U.S. is now last on the life-expectancy list among wealthy nations, largely because of a regression among women
8-year-old boy had more than 300 medical appointments and 13 operations before a doctor reported suspicions
While fewer U.S. teens are lighting up cigarettes, more are turning to another habit instead
A recent study finds that as we age, brain waves become unsynchronized and memory retention suffers
Earlier in the day, McCain's daughter, Meghan, tearfully interviewed former Vice President Joe Biden, whose son Beau died from the same cancer, glioblastoma
If proven to be effective, the new type of scans could eventually be used in addition to annual mammograms
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
After decades of decline, cases of scarlet fever have surged to a 50-year high in England; could it happen here, too?
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
A new government report finds HIV is being diagnosed on average seven months sooner than it was just a few years ago
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