Air pollution should be one of the avoidable heart risk factors - just like smoking and excess fat - that doctors warn patients to steer clear of, according to a new statement from 20 heart experts.
Compared to those who don’t smoke illicit tobacco, kids who do are more likely to try other illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin and amphetamines, according to a recent Canadian study.
Ever have a stuffy nose you couldn't seem to shake?
A 20-year-old Egyptian woman died from bird flu on Wednesday, the ninth death in the country from the virus out of 18 identified cases, the Health Ministry said.
Hugging, like maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen, may boost the body’s immune system and protect from infection, Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found.
More than 100 students at a Long Island elementary school were absent Tuesday after more than 30 reported suffering from flu-like symptoms, CBS New York reported.
Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods.
Evidence suggests e-cigarettes help smokers quit, but more research is needed to confirm this and find out if "vaping" nicotine is better than using patches or gum, scientists said on Wednesday.
Japan's Agricultural Ministry on Tuesday confirmed a case of a highly pathogenic H5 strain of avian influenza at a poultry farm in Miyazaki prefecture in southwestern Japan.
Shopping for gifts, cooking, parties and traveling to see family are holiday responsibilities that require a lot of energy, and coming down with a cold or flu is the last thing you need this time...