If you realize you are dreading checkups because you don't like your doctor, or you don't particularly trust his judgment, can you change prenatal caregivers - even during your pregnancy?
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.
Research demonstrates that weight stigma leads to psychological stress, which can lead to poor physical and psychological health outcomes for obese people.
When you face surgery, you might have many concerns about going under anesthesia. Will you lose consciousness? How will you feel afterward? Is it safe?
Seeing someone move an electric toward one of your limbs nerve-wracking. How does a cast saw work without cutting your skin?
Grapefruit juice and medicines can interact in unexpected ways, potentially causing very dangerous side effects.
Many preschool kids with autism still have major difficulties by the time they reach school age, despite having received early intervention services.
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.
While few Americans report using homeopathy, many of those who do find it helpful in addressing common health problems.
Numerous researchers have reported on the benefits of aromatherapy as a way to help manage stress. Here's a look.
To inspire more people to give blood, the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center addresses 6 common blood donation phobias.
Australian researchers have shown that oxytocin has social, emotional and behavioral benefits in young kids with autism.
Doctor visits can be intimidating. So what's the best way to communicate with your healthcare provider, so you get the health care you need?
A study finds that snuggling with a newborn in the NICU doesn't just help the baby, but also eases mom's anxiety.
If your lower back seems to hurt all the time, is there be some way to get some relief? A physician offers insight.
Instead of an apple a day, could a hug a day keep the doctor away? According to research, hugs for health may not be that far-fetched of an idea.
To kill germs and prevent future illness, you have two powerful natural antibiotics available without a prescription. Can you guess what they are?
Tinnitus and chronic pain have more in common than their ability to afflict millions with the very real experience of 'phantom' sensations.
A commonly antidepressant, Zoloft, may alter brain structures in depressed and non-depressed individuals in very different ways.
The misery of motion sickness might be ended within five to ten years, thanks to a new treatment being developed by scientists.
Scientists report that super lice populations in at least 25 states have developed resistance to over-the-counter treatments. Is your state affected?
You can get rid of most head lice with proper treatment. Here are some tips to help.
The negative health effects of international air travel are well-documented - but the common elderberry might be able to provide some relief.