But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add
Agency also plans to send 50 more experts to the affected countries
Virus launches assault on multiple organs, keeping patients hydrated is often key, experts say
Controversial device had been used for minimally invasive hysterectomies, uterine fibroid removal
Shake up your same old, same old exercise routine by trying these cardio workouts recommended to WebMD. You'll do intervals that are sure to challenge you and burn calories.
Recent studies fail to provide solid answers on benefits or drawbacks.
Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say
Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says
Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation
Do you eat when you're stressed, angry, or sad? Emotional eating can derail your diet. You can get past it. Find out how at WebMD.
Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia
Leading Doctor in Ebola Outbreak Dies From Disease
Heading for the drive-thru? Before you order your next fast-food salad, read these six tips to make the best choices.
The Monster burger meal from Red Robin is the most "xtreme" restaurant meal in America, according to a new survey.
If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say
Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds
Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups
Florida Warns of Warm Water Flesh-Eating Bacteria
A biomedical researcher with an unusually aggressive form of breast cancer has taken an extraordinary step to "immortalize" her cancer cells.
Survey: Progress In Enrolling California Uninsured
Survey Finds 1 In 5 Uninsured Don’t Want Coverage
Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day
Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development
They may sometimes cause serious symptoms that affect the whole body
The risk for head and neck cancer is higher in people with diabetes than in those without diabetes, according to a new study.
Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say
$1,000 Pill Now Leading Treatment for Hepatitis C
Most doctors now say it’s time to rethink the notion of a yearly physical, a fixture in U.S. medicine since the 1940s.
Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says
Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues
HRT, hormone therapy, early hormone therapy
Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say
More education needed about how to prevent it, researchers say
Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely
Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says
Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it
U.K. researchers found it transferred a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did
The FDA has approved over-the-counter Flonase Allergy Relief, or fluticasone propionate 50 mcg nasal spray, for treatment of hay fever or upper respiratory allergies, its maker GlaxoSmithKline announced.
Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say
2 Americans Working in Liberia Are Infected With Ebola
Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months
Health Plans' Limitations Rankle Some Enrollees
Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says
Injected blood thinners don’t prevent pregnancy complications in women who may be prone to blood clots, a new study shows.
WebMD reports on the lifestyle habits that may help you manage your migraines.
By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows
When the blood-thinner drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) was FDA-approved in 2010 to prevent stroke in people at high risk, a major selling point was that it doesn't require frequent blood tests and dose adjustments like the old standby drug, warfarin.
HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say
Agave has become a popular sweetener for people looking for natural alternatives to white sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. But is agave really any healthier?
Your little angel can sometimes have obnoxious moments. If your kid is a jerk, find out from WebMD when it's just a phase and how you can teach better behavior.
A newly discovered way to make entire bodies transparent could pave the way for a new generation of treatments, scientists say.
A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.