It is never too late to stop smoking, experts says. They’ve found that even quitting after your 60th birthday can help you avoid dying from heart disease.
Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds
Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines
Some families likely received lower subsidies than they were entitled to, or were denied Medicaid coverage, because of faulty calculations related to children who receive Social Security income.
Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say
Study found DNA-linked body odor attracts or repels biting insects
Study found tinnitus activates much larger area of brain than normal sounds do
Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says
Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say
The sooner, the better, researchers found
Number of people needing treatment also rose in recent years
Study suggests demanding work benefits those with frontotemporal disease
In study, people with osteoporosis were at higher risk for deafness occurring over a few days
Genetic analysis indicates public shouldn't be alarmed, 'cautiously optimistic' health officials say
Sam was born Samantha. When Samantha was 3, she drew a picture of a family. She explained that she was the daddy. By age 5, she’d told her mother, "My mind tells me I’m a boy."
As many as hundreds of thousands of Americans don’t feel they fit the gender they were born with, and some take steps to change that.
The FDA has approved the first short-distance vision implant for some people with normal worsening of vision with age, called presbyopia, according to a news release from the agency.
Backers of the devices say bans would destroy the market, may drive some smokers back to cigarettes
Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines
Results suggest possible alternative to long-term drug use