Air pollution could be more damaging to our health than previously thought, according to a new study.
Kevin Smith has reached another health milestone six months after suffering a massive heart attack.
A therapist forbade 16-year-old Mathew Shurka from speaking to his mother and sisters for three years. The youngest child and only son in a tight-knit Long Island family, Shurka said that his mom wasn't physically or emotionally abusive. Instead, the therapist told the teen to give the women the silent treatment because it would help make him straight.
Doctors are getting a better understanding of how using marijuana can affect a breastfeeding mother's milk supply -- and for how long.
(CNN) -- Colin Schlank says he was in the backseat of a speeding car with a blindfold over his eyes. Music was blasting as the vehicle swerved from side to side, slamming him against its windows.
How patients and families do a risk-benefit analysis about end-of-life decisions involves a complicated and emotional conversation that experts say you should have as early as possible when someone is seriously ill.
Glioblastoma, an aggressive type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord, quickly became a household term after Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with the brain tumor in July 2017.
It started with a series of mysterious deaths in the Chicago area on September 29, 1982: a 12-year-old in Elk Grove Village, a postal worker in Arlington Heights, a new mother of four in Winfield.
Russia's meddling online went beyond the 2016 US presidential election and into public health, amplifying online debates about vaccines, according to a new study.
If you're one of the third of all humankind who drinks alcohol, take note: There's no amount of liquor, wine or beer that is safe for your overall health, according to a new analysis of 2016 global alcohol consumption and disease risk.
The number of people sick from an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness, called cyclosporiasis, linked to McDonald's salads is now 507, federal health officials said Thursday.
A Florida candidate for state office had her campaign bank account closed by Wells Fargo after it discovered she supports medical marijuana.
A case of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, has been detected in a patient in England, the country's first case since 2013, according to Public Health England.
Cigarette smoking may be declining worldwide, but tobacco use is still responsible for the deaths of about 6 million people globally each year, according to the World Health Organization.
The very public discussion between sleep guru Arianna Huffington and Tesla CEO Elon Musk about the merits of rest is about much more than getting enough Zs.
A 50,000-year-old bone fragment discovered in a Russian cave represents the first-known remains of a child that had a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father, according to a new study. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
People are more attached to their pets than ever, and one Minnesota firm is making sure it stays that way.
Cyanide is a poison. Rattlesnake venom is a poison. Certain household products can be a poison. But coconut oil?
After releasing a new study showing the link between free, unstructured play and increased brain development, doctors may now start prescribing playtime for young children.
You may have seen supplements containing vitamin D at your local convenience stores or been tested for deficiency by your doctor. But what is vitamin D, and why do we need it?
If you think burning calories is the best strategy to preserve you from extinction, well, we may have bad news.
A Georgia teacher who needs a kidney is searching for a donor match in a unique way: by hitting the streets.
After unsuccessfully trying to overhaul Obamacare and Medicaid, the Trump administration is now trying to put its stamp on Medicare.
Women over 30 years old have a new option when it comes to screening for cervical cancer, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and published in the journal JAMA.