Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.
Women have a higher risk of blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and other problems for 12 weeks after childbirth — twice as long as doctors have thought, new research finds.
While states are having varying success getting people to sign up, January marked the first time since new health insurance markets opened last fall that a national monthly enrollment target was met.
Doctors and breast cancer survivors respond after a study was released saying that mammograms can be ineffective.
A bill being debated in Topeka would allow registered dental practitioners to perform minor dental surgeries.
A Utah company is recalling about 90,000 pounds of beef jerky products that were mislabeled and didn’t list on the packaging the ingredient soy lecithin, an allergen.
A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived a debate about the value of mammograms.
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
Veteran TV newsman Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer, NBC News said Tuesday.
Southern Nevada health officials say 14 people at a Las Vegas-area high school have tested positive for tuberculosis, although all of them have the non-contagious form.
The brains behind the “Dumb Starbucks” coffee shop generated a lot of buzz with their publicity stunt — but they couldn’t outwit health inspectors.
A drugmaker working to develop a pill to boost sexual desire in women says regulators are demanding more studies on the experimental drug.
Robots build our cars, perform delicate surgery, and even scout out the surface of Mars, but for one Kansas boy, it is helping him go to school.
Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular individually wrapped cheese slices.
Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans.