A man who was attacked by a bull later got a lifesaving intestinal transplant.
Figuring out the right treatment for your depression can take time and patience. Learn more about how to find an antidepressant or other treatment that works for you.
Doctors in Washington state used human body bags filled with ice and water to rapidly cool the sickest patients affected by record heat last month.
A new study shows people who get migraines will likely feel motion sickness and dizziness after a virtual roller coaster ride, compared with people who don’t get migraines.
Many wealthier people switched to online ordering and did more stocking up, while lower-income people still had to shop in-person at local small grocers and dollar stores.
New research finds the second dose of Pfizer’s vaccine is key — it makes a huge impact on the COVID vaccine’s effectiveness.
You already have insomnia. What happens when life adds more interruptions to your sleep? Find out how you can keep your sleep on track when life gets in the way.
Forget about the recommended 2,000 calorie diet most of us try and follow. Elite athletes in some cases may need 4 or 5 times as many calories to fuel their work.
New research suggests drinking coffee, eating vegetables and having been breastfed may offer some protection against COVID.
Rates of vaccination against COVID-19 are lowest in states with a high prevalence of obesity, say experts in the field, as they urge their patients to take any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines.
Narcolepsy can make life complicated, but with the help of a sleep doctor and some tips and tricks to get you through the day, you can manage your days better.
Is it a club drug or an antidepressant? Ketamine has been available for pain relief for years. Now it may be a breakthrough for treating severe depression.
A new study finds that for people with a history of high blood pressure or heart disease, cholesterol-lowering statins help lower risk of dying from COVID-19.
Cases are rising in most states, and spiking across much of the South. Hospitalizations and deaths are up as well.
Canadian officials have announced that fully vaccinated U.S. travelers will be allowed into Canada beginning Aug. 9.
More than 100 people were contaminated because of a chemical leak at the Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown water park in Spring, TX.
Dermatologists say you should look for hair-care products from companies with a strong costumer experience and know what works best for you.
A large new study has found that most people can enjoy their coffee or diet cola free from heart worries — caffeine doesn’t seem to increase most people’s risk of arrhythmias.
People who’ve had their wisdom teeth removed have a better sense of taste decades after surgery, according to a study that is easing concerns over side effects after dental work.
We look at evidence that points to narcolepsy as an autoimmune disorder and what that could mean for diagnosis and treatment.
Narcolepsy attacks can come and go. How well you sleep at night might affect how often you have bouts of extreme sleepiness during the day.
Learn more about how stress and depression are connected and what you can do to develop an active coping strategy.
A new Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) poll reveals nothing sways a vaccine-hesitant person more than a word with a family member, friend or their own doctor.
Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay $345 million in a proposed settlement to resolve lawsuits over steep EpiPen price increases.
On the field of play, Olympic athletes appear to be superhuman — stronger, faster, and fitter than the rest of us — and in picture-perfect health. But off the field, the reality is not so simple.
Which situations trigger your depression symptoms? Learn how to recognize and cope with depression triggers.
As temperatures across the U.S. surge to historic — and deadly — levels, experts recommend knowing the signs and symptoms of heat illness.
In many cases, their parents may not support that decision.
A new study finds most heart problems in children with a rare inflammatory condition triggered by COVID-19 infection resolve within a few months.
The Tokyo Olympics will feature the first openly trans athlete as the debate over trans women and girl’s participation in female sports heats up. What rules are in place, and what does the science say so far?
As restrictions lift and mask mandates become scarce, Americans are filling their social calendars and booking vacations. While some are rejoicing, health care professionals say others are emerging from the pandemic with more health-related fears.
A Haitian-born doctor, who was based in Florida for more than two decades, has been arrested as a central suspect in the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse.
New research suggests more than twice as many young people were hospitalized with eating disorders in the first 12 months of the COVID-19 surge in the U.S.
The St. Luke’s-Rodale Institute Organic Farm supplies fresh produce to hospital employees and patients, creating an environment focused on healthy eating and sustainability.
Consuming more whole grains may protect against heart disease, a new study suggests.
When families of children with ADHD complete a mindfulness program together, a new study suggests, children and parents can profit, with potential boosts to self-control, self-compassion, and psychological symptoms.
Rabies shots have been recommended for 186 people who may have been exposed to a rabid bat while staying overnight at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
Now that the COVID-19 vaccines are available for children ages 12 and older, some divorced parents are facing a challenge: What to do when one parent wants the kids to get the COVID-19 vaccine and the other parent doesn’t.
Delta variant has drawn focused attention during the past month due a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in several countries, including the U.S.
When men have advanced prostate cancer, obesity might offer something of a survival advantage, a preliminary study suggests.
Narcolepsy can affect many different parts of your life, including the relationships you build. Learn about the challenges of maintaining relationships when you have narcolepsy and ways to navigate those relationships.
The more work-related contact people had with others, the greater their flu risk.
Some experts believe full approval might jump-start the stalled national vaccination program and slow down the surge of the Delta variant infection.
Learn about the link between narcolepsy and obesity, best foods for narcolepsy, how and when to eat, and if a low-carb or keto diet helps with symptoms.
Millions turn to muscle relaxants for lower back pain relief, but a new study finds little evidence that such drugs actually work.
A young girl with spinal muscular atrophy receives tremendous support in the race to purchase the drug Zolgensma before she turns 2.
Dolphins do it underwater and bats tap into this in darkness to find their way. Some people who are blind already use it and scientists say it is only a matter of time before more people learn how.
A simpler version of a test for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) may open testing to people in areas where medical care is limited.
Findings are based on an analysis of global temperature and death data from 2000 to 2019. During that time, global temperatures rose by 0.26 degrees Celsius per decade.
— The demands of daily life often hinder people from getting enough physical exercise. But according to a new study, all it takes is 5 minutes of breathing exercises, 6 days a week, to lower blood pressure and improve heart health.