"Pregnancy brain" is the buzzword for forgetfulness during pregnancy. Find out about its causes and what to do about it.
If you're pregnant, can you color your hair? Get a flu shot? Have sex? Here's what the experts say about the top old wives' tales about pregnancy.
It can be tough to choose a name. Here's how to make the process easier.
The director of the CDC, just back from a week-long tour of three countries hard-hit by Ebola, painted a dire picture the epidemic and called for more help to stop it.
Joan Rivers is stable at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after a medical emergency Thursday morning.
Eating fruit every day lowers the risk of getting heart and stroke problems by up to 40%, researchers say.
Your mother might've told you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some recent reports, though, might make you think Mom’s take on breakfast is about as credible as other old wives’ tales.
Dental experts explain how the new technology in electric and sonic toothbrushes can help keep your teeth clean.
Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height
States To Help Pay Obamacare Tax On Insurers
Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet
Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found
Diagnosing bipolar disorder isn't always easy, but it's crucial to getting the right help.
Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people
A cancer diagnosis can make some people behave in unexpected ways. Understand what’s normal—and what may not be safe.
But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies
Here’s a back-to-school pop quiz for parents: How much do you think your child’s school grades or emotions are tied to whether you’re sitting down to dinner together? The answer: More than you might think.
Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths
All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report
Having a dinner party? Whether it's a special occasion or a casual get-together, you can serve delicious dishes that everyone will enjoy.
Chef Bryan Caswell, of Houston's The Reef restaurant, dishes about a seafood-oriented Thanksgiving dinner.
About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal
Get started using these handy kitchen tools by making our recipe for sesame and soy-roasted veggies.
Keep your freezer and pantry stocked with a few basics so you're always ready for a quick dinner you can make in 30 minutes or less.
To drink or not to drink? It's a question not easily answered – at least when it comes to our health.
Many Foods' 'Trans-Fat-Free' Claims False: Study
1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians
Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake
But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds
Yes, bouncing up and down on a trampoline gives you an aerobic workout, strengthens your muscles, and just might boost your mood!
WebMD looks at some of the most common misconceptions about the dietary needs of older people. How much do you know?
But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say
Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home
World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa
WebMD explains how yoga can benefit people of all shapes, sizes, and abilities.
Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, shares recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes: Brussels sprouts with bacon, quinoa pilaf with cranberries and pecans, and cauliflower and broccoli au gratin.
Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field
Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily
5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu
But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes
Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say
Obesity costs the U.S. health-care system close to $150 billion a year. And yet, less than 1% of that $150 billion goes toward prescription medications approved to treat obesity.
Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, discusses salt and sodium in foods, satisfying alternatives, and how much sodium is too much.
Recipes for Thanksgiving desserts: lemon cranberry pudding cakes, holiday shortbread, and gingerbread muffins.
New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD
Federal Officials Order Medicaid To Cover Autism Services
Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights
But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice
Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury
Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report
All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.
Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.