Tired of taking birth control pills? There are lots of other contraception choices that need less action on your part and that you can stop at any time.
Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says
FDA hopes targeted drug research will lead to 'big break'
Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals were more likely to deliver early
These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says
President Barack Obama will unveil details Friday about the “Precision Medicine Initiative” – a move toward tailoring and personalizing individual medical treatment.
Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds
Blue Shield of California stopped selling individual plans on the state health insurance exchange in about 250 zip codes, leaving nearly 30,000 residents with only one insurer to choose from on the exchange.
Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication
The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily
As a measles outbreak linked to two Disney parks in California continues to spread, a backlash against parents who refuse or delay vaccination for their children has risen to a fever pitch.
Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says
Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week
Just because your partner likes to see you in sexy high heels doesn’t mean he has a fetish. Fetishes can be part of a healthy sex life, but they can also be the signs of a sexual disorder, experts tell WebMD.
Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say
In California, the vast majority of people renewing health insurance coverage in the state’s exchange did not switch health plans, and instead are sticking with the one they selected last year.
Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun
Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says
WebMD discusses common myths believed about Alzheimer’s disease and provides the truth about genetics, memory loss, dementia, and more.
Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills
Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses
Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom
Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication
Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study
Hooked on Thin Mints? Can't wait for Samoas? What to know about Girl Scout cookies, including calories, fat, and serving sizes.
Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link
Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices
Do most of your questions about diaper rash come up after hours, when you're holding a crying baby? Help is on the way. Here, pediatricians offer their best advice to help ease your little one’s discomfort.
Your little one’s diapering needs change as they grow -- from newborn to toddler, here’s what you need to know.
PSTD is common among those with binge eating disorder. Learn how the two conditions are connected and treated.
How do baby skin care needs change as newborn becomes baby, and baby becomes toddler? Find out.
A look at why treatment for binge eating disorder focuses on improving mental health, and not on losing weight.
How to maintain a healthy weight without triggering a binge eating relapse.
Many people who binge eat are overweight or obese. Can weight loss surgery or medications treat obesity in binge eaters? Here’s what some doctors say.
Binge eating and night eating are two different mental health disorders, but the symptoms and effects can overlap. A look at how the two conditions are similar but different.
A three-year agreement between Indiana and the federal government imposes cost-sharing on poor adults and uses a cigarette tax and a fee on hospitals to pay the state's costs of expanding Medicaid -- and could lead to other GOP-led states following s…
A new poll shows that most Americans favor governmental action to restore subsidies if the Supreme Court limits their availability.
Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health
Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say
But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another
Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function
But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus
Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say
Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons
Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests
But study found overall rate was under 4 percent
They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness
Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds
Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note
But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship
Research leader defends three-person babies
Playpens to drones - how to solve the global drowning crisis
Playpens are being used to save thousands of children from drowning in Bangladesh.