Advocates say human-driven climate change is hurting people's health worldwide–but taking action like reducing reliance on fossil fuels lowers risks immediately.
A growing number of doctors have stopped recommending weight loss when they see patients, arguing that it can be counterproductive.
The Biden administration is cracking down on deceptive or misleading Medicare Advantage and drug plan sales tactics. And it's counting on beneficiaries to help catch offenders.
One common decongestant, phenylephrine, was found ineffective this fall. Doctors are skeptical about the rest of the over-the-counter cold cures lineup.
Doomscrolling won't help the people who are suffering and it might put you into a state of chronic stress. A psychiatrist who works with trauma shares advice for how to process global tragedy.
After 40 years of living and travelling together, a writer considers a trip without his wife. He can't explain where he's going or why he can't bring her along.
Scientists say two separate brain circuits control how much salt we consume.
As the country enters its fourth holiday season with COVID-19, experts offer advice about how Americans should navigate the risks and what precautions still make sense.
Weight-loss medications tamp down hunger — often dramatically — causing some people to lose the pleasure of communing over food at a festive family meal.
This itchy microbe really touches a nerve. A common skin bacterium can directly interact with a nerve cell to trigger an itch, new study shows, suggesting possible new therapies for itchy conditions.
Convenient as it may be, beware of getting your blood drawn at a hospital. The cost could be much higher than at an independent lab, and your insurance might not cover it all.
Don't skip Friendsgiving. A large new study confirms that close friendships are vital to our health. But BFFs tend to share certain vices, too.
When a writer started suffering from near-constant fatigue, his doctors were stumped at first. Here's his journey to understand and live with hypothyroidism, a disease that affects millions.
Despite the prevalence of autoimmune conditions, like the thyroid disease Hashimoto's, finding help can prove frustrating and expensive. Patients may rack up big bills as they search for a diagnosis.
Rates of suicide among Black men and boys in the U.S. are increasing faster than among any other group. Actor Courtney B. Vance and Robin L. Smith (aka "Dr. Robin") address the crisis in a new book.