Colder, Darker Climates Increase Alcohol Consumption and Liver Disease
People living in colder regions with less sunlight consume more alcohol and experience more alcoholic liver disease.
Phys Ed: Very Brief Workouts Count Toward 150-Minute Goal, New Guidelines Say
New federal exercise recommendations include the first-ever federal activity parameters for 3-year-olds, as well as a few surprising omissions.
Doctors: Grief as My Guide: How My Sister Made Me a Better Doctor
Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her.
When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay More
Rapid consolidation has created powerful groups of hospitals, with organizations dictating prices and fueling health spending in some areas of the...
Health dangers of undercooking a Thanksgiving turkey
Know the health dangers of under-cooking a turkey ahead of Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Doctors Revolt After N.R.A. Tells Them to ‘Stay in Their Lane’ on Gun Policy
The uproar highlighted decades-old tension over an effective ban on federal research of the public health effects of gun violence.
Juul Will Stop Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores and Halt Social Media Promotions
Juul will restrict sales of nearly all its flavored pods to online only, and stop most social media promotion to combat youth vaping, bowing to...
Blocking 'Secondary Cataracts'
Cataracts surgery is recognized as a medical marvel, but even years after the procedure, some patients may experience "secondary cataracts."...
Mom criticized for breastfeeding 9-year-old says daughter 'naturally self-weaned'
A mom has revealed how she will miss breastfeeding her daughter after the youngster finally weaned at age 9.
Texas woman on life support after trying to get plastic surgery on nose in Mexico, family claims
A Texas woman who traveled to Mexico for a plastic surgery procedure on her nose is now fighting for her life, her family says.
Papua New Guinea Is Rich in Resources but Poor in Health
The Pacific nation hoped that hosting the APEC summit meeting would elevate its international profile, but a national health crisis threatens to...
Brain changes found in self-injuring teen girls
The brains of teenage girls who engage in serious forms of self-harm, including cutting, show features similar to those seen in adults with...