Many home remedies may actually do more harm than good when it comes to kidney stones and the reasons why your body formed them. Here's a look at some of the myths and the truths.
There's nothing like the handmade beauty of an intricate quilt, knitted sweater, beaded jewelry or other craft. Unfortunately, those hours of repetitive motion can take a toll on your body. Here are some tips.
Assuming you don't buy products with bisphenol A, you should be able to avoid BPA exposure, right?
Just when you thought you didn't have any more excuses to nibble a little chocolate, a new study comes out to suggest that maybe you do.
You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
How can sniffles and other symptoms arise when it’s not cold and flu season? Is there any way to dodge summertime colds?
Don't get burned twice! Some sunburn products may do more harm than good. Here are some tips for sunburn relief to help you keep your cool this summer.
Antibiotics have been used so widely and for so long that the infectious organisms they're designed to kill have adapted, making them less effective.
Indigestion, heartburn and stomach cramps usually diminish in just a few hours, but for some people, digestive distress persists, and becomes a concern.
Seeing someone move an electric toward one of your limbs nerve-wracking. How does a cast saw work without cutting your skin?
Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most common types of genetic variation among people.
New research shows that a lack of sleep really can make you sick. Sleeplessness can be directly tied to illnesses, like the common cold.
Could a relatively obscure herpes virus be keeping you from getting a positive pregnancy test? A study has found that the little-known member of the ... Read more...
Some vacationers ignore 'no swimming' signs. But should those avoiding the water be wary of the sand, too?
John Maclean became an incomplete paraplegic at age 22, and knew that meeting the man who put him in a wheelchair was not going to be easy.
A new study finds that positive attitudes prevail within families of people with Down syndrome, with family members sharing feelings of love and pride.
While dry, cracked, cracked lips can happen to you at any time of the year, this pout problem is especially common in cold, dry weather.
During hysterectomies for non-cancerous conditions, the choice to remove Fallopian tubes while keeping the ovaries may help protect against ovarian cancer and preserve hormonal levels.
When your biological age is older than your chronological age, the discrepancy between the two ages could be an early way to predict your cancer risk.
Diabetes during pregnancy is difficult enough - but now it appears that breastfeeding moms may have an increased risk of a low breastmilk supply.
Bounce houses, bouncy castles and other inflatables are incredibly popular, but safety's an issue. Lots of kids bounce themselves into the Emergency Room.
Researchers may have found a new way to diagnose Lyme disease, based on a distinctive gene signature they discovered,
A study found that noninvasive prenatal testing using cell free DNA (cfDNA) reduced the rate of false positive results for fetal trisomies 21 and 18.
Cold sore, herpes simplex, canker sore, acne or something else? Here, a physician offers some information about the differences.