'Mommy Dead and Dearest': What is Munchausen syndrome by proxy?
The HBO documentary “Mommy Dead and Dearest” explores the chilling events that led up to the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard, mother of Gypsy Rose.
Texas Boy Scout dies of heatstroke during backpacking trip
A Texas high school student died of heatstroke while on a Boy Scout backpacking trip last week, the medical examiner's office ruled last Friday.
Dying 8-year-old gets surprise princess-themed birthday party
Hundreds turned out to celebrate a special birthday for a California girl who has just weeks left to live after doctors discovered her rare brain...
5 man-killing cancers you might not spot until it's too late
This National Men’s Health Week, we've highlighted the sneakiest cancers out there
Does the Emperor Have Clothes?
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists caution
Downward dog, doctor's order: Yoga could ease back pain
To ease low back pain, you may want try a downward dog: A new study suggests that doing yoga may be as effective as physical therapy for reducing...
Emergency worker suffers heart attack while responding to teens' fatal head-on collision
An emergency worker is expected to survive after suffering a heart attack while responding to a head-on collision in Idaho that killed two teen...
Snake solution: Dangerous venom could fight kidney disease
The venom of the green mamba — one the most dangerous snakes in Africa — might one day help to treat people who have a genetic disorder that...
Two GOP senators wanted $45 billion in health care bill to battle opioid crisis. They got $2 billion
Two Republian senators wanted $45 billion in the health care bill to battle the nation's opioid crisis. They got $2 billion for one year.
Ask Well: Do M.R.I. Scans Cause Any Harm?
Magnetic resonance imaging doesn’t carry the radiation risks of X-rays or PET scans. But there are safety issues to watch out for.
U.S. Suspends Beef Imports From Brazil
The decision by the Department of Agriculture, citing safety concerns, is a blow to Brazil’s meat industry, which is reeling from bribery accusations.
Public Health: Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill
The bill is aligned with long-held Republican values, jettisoning Obamacare taxes. But it would also reduce funding for the care of low-income...