Pregnant women who are near their due date or have just passed it can have labor induced with drugs or other medical procedures or they can simply wait for labor to start on...
Drugs that block estrogen may lower women's risk of breast cancer for 10 years, according to a new review of studies.
Not getting enough sleep may harm men’s sperm, a new study says
Health habits during childhood and adolescence may play a crucial role in people's risk of stroke later in life, a new study finds.
Many parents give their young children cough or cold medicines that the kids don't need, and that could cause harm, researchers say.
Mind and Body
The way the people around us respond to stressful events — whether those people react negatively or positively — may be contagious when we are in the midst of a major life...
Mind and Body
Lyme disease is shifting northward within the U.S., with cases in northern states on the rise while cases in southern states decline, a new study says.
About one in eight working-age adults say they have skipped doses of their medications or delayed filling prescriptions because of the cost, according to a new government...
A man in Austria developed a cataract shaped like a star in his eye after he was punched, according to a report of his case.
Children's health and well-being are better off when parents who want to marry are allowed to do so regardless of their sexual orientation, a leading pediatricians' group said...