The old image of the "pothead" who's too blissed out to make it in the bedroom may need revising.
The number of U.S. children allergic to peanuts has increased by 21 percent since 2010, with nearly 2.5 percent of youngsters now having this type of allergy, a new study has found.
Two new studies suggest man's furry best friend might actually provide some protection against allergic diseases.
On Saturday, Oct. 28, you can safely dispose of unwanted medicines at sites across the country as part of the next "Take Back Day," sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and state and local partners.
Early signs suggest that the United States will see a severe flu season, so it's especially important for Americans to get their shots, health experts say.
Children and adults with eczema shouldn't suffer in silence because new, improved treatments can do more to help ease the uncomfortable, itchy rash associated with the skin condition.
After a severe traumatic injury, the composition of a patient's intestinal bacteria quickly changes -- a phenomenon that could affect the patient's prognosis, new research suggests.
In his first major speech Thursday on the opioid epidemic in the United States, President Donald Trump declared the crisis a public health emergency.
On the heels of approval of a better vaccine for the painful condition shingles, adults over 50 should plan to roll up their sleeves -- again.
More fallout from the U.S. opioid epidemic: Wisconsin has seen a near doubling of women on Medicaid who have the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in pregnancy.
Blood thinners may pull double duty for people with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation: New research suggests they help prevent dementia as well as stroke.
How to make treatment choices when you have advanced or incurable cancer. Lean about quality of life concerns, hospice, and other options for terminal illness.
Some people dependent on opioids are trying the herb kratom to help them get off the drugs.
Researchers studied more than 1,000 women in a U.S. military health system who had a 20 percent or greater lifetime risk of breast cancer due to genetics or personal or family history.
Study of more than 65,000 people with stage 1 non-small-cell lung cancer found majority had surgery while 18% refused surgery or radiation.
You’ve probably sweat bullets before, though not literally. But did you know that in a few cases people have really “sweat” blood?
WebMD article on 11 possible symptoms of heart problems that you may not be aware of, such as dizziness, fatigue, and nausea.
He inserted one in each nostril, with disastrous results
More expensive brand-name prescriptions come from doctors who received perks, study finds