Compulsive overeating, why it happens, and how to get it under control.
Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers
Allergy and asthma symptoms getting you down? Take control with these simple cleaning strategies.
Switching locations might be tempting, WebMD's allergy expert says, but it's not guaranteed to bring relief.
Babies exposed to traces of peanut protein in house dust may have a higher risk of peanut allergy, researchers say.
In 2003, the FDA approved synthetic human growth hormones for kids who are healthy and not low in growth hormone but might wind up shorter than 97% of their peers -- a condition termed idiopathic short stature.
Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Poll finds that the high cost was the biggest obstacle noted by Americans who lack insurance and don’t expect to buy it next year. About half of the uninsured hope to get coverage in 2015.
Bad smells during sleep may teach smokers to dislike cigarettes and help them cut back, a new study hints.
Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin
Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes
But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say
Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido
Half of Adults Could be Overweight by 2030: Report
New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain
Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being'
Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says
Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say
Baby Strollers Recalled; Finger Amputation Risk
Small study found it improved skin with shorter recovery time than seen with another type of laser
Increases are expected to moderate as more brand-name drug patents expire and the impact of the liver disease treatments lessens.
Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage
Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said
Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled
Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications
Lowering cholesterol in new ways -- potentially to unheard-of levels -- was a big topic of discussion at this week's American Heart Association Scientific Sessions conference in Chicago. Experts say they're most excited about two drug trials.
New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say
Antibiotics, which treat bacterial infections, may raise a child's risk of getting juvenile idiopathic arthritis, a disease that causes inflamed, swollen joints. That's according to investigators reporting at the American College of Rheumatology 201…
But having gene variants linked to levels of the vitamin didn't affect rate of deaths from heart causes
Study found genes for the eye color and for red hair were tied to moles, often a precursor for the skin cancer
Major Effort to Find Ebola Treatments Announced by Coaltion Second Face Transplant Performed at Cleveland Clinic
Consumers who get health insurance through their employers need to pay close attention this year to their enrollment materials.
Nearly half of those eligible for a combined Medi-Cal and Medicare program are opting out.
Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say
U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say
Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says
Men under 45 years old who eat lots of trans fats may be hurting their memory, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on
Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find
Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report
Previous enrollees in the program for low-income residents must reapply and many are finding the new applications too onerous to complete, advocates say.
Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say
Deadly Chagas disease is now affecting Americans, experts warn
People with atrial fibrillation should consider alternatives to commonly used NSAIDs, experts say
New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins
Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say
Study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines though, expert notes
Voters in Colorado and Oregon rejected measures this month that would have required labels on foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket
Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.
On a journey charting the impact of the disease