Health Archive
04 April 2016, 07:12 PM ET
Here's the latest on how concussions affect a person's thinking abilities.
04 April 2016, 03:14 PM ET
There are many health benefits to having good posture. Here's a look at tips from experts for improving your form.
04 April 2016, 02:04 PM ET
Before you start grilling this summer, you should probably take a close look at your grill brush; doctors are warning about rare but serious injuries tied to the cleaning tools.
04 April 2016, 01:14 PM ET
Posture is more than just a function of the way you stand or sit. Bad posture can cause neck or back pain, whereas good posture can help prevent pain and even affect your mental outlook.
03 April 2016, 09:04 PM ET
Skimping on sleep may mean it's harder to listen up.
02 April 2016, 08:00 AM ET
The latest in the battle of apples versus pears…
02 April 2016, 01:34 AM ET
Lemons are full of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants, and they are especially good sources of vitamin C and folate.
01 April 2016, 06:55 PM ET
The Food and Drug Administration today proposed a new limit for the level of arsenic allowed in infant rice cereal.
01 April 2016, 04:46 PM ET
Outbreaks of the Zika virus are likely to occur in the United States; so to prepare, health officials are developing plans to combat Zika that focus on protecting pregnant women from the virus.
01 April 2016, 04:42 PM ET
The people in the world who are obese now outnumber those who are underweight, in a world first, researchers say.
01 April 2016, 03:15 PM ET
The Zika virus is spread by bites of infected mosquitoes. It can be particularly dangerous to fetuses and newborns.
01 April 2016, 02:32 PM ET
Researchers have made a "skin substitute" in a lab, that can even grow hair and sweat.
01 April 2016, 12:26 PM ET
Recent court cases have highlighted the possible link between using talcum powder for feminine hygiene, and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. But is the link real?
01 April 2016, 07:27 AM ET
The ins and outs of hunger — and how to control it best.
01 April 2016, 07:25 AM ET
Here's what science says about foods to fill you up.
31 March 2016, 02:43 PM ET
Researchers looked at the Zika virus under a resolution of a few angstroms (a ten-billionth of a meter). Here's what they saw.
31 March 2016, 02:15 PM ET
Before reaching for a cigarette, consider your baby's genes.
31 March 2016, 11:46 AM ET
The sex of mouse babies, and perhaps the sex of human babies, may be influenced by a ancient viral genes, a new study finds.
31 March 2016, 07:05 AM ET
A survival guide to raising, or at least understanding, teenagers.
30 March 2016, 06:16 PM ET
The anti-vaccination movement regained attention due to actor Robert De Niro's decision late last week to pull the film "Vaxxed" from the Tribeca Film Festival, which he runs. But that doesn't mean the movement will fade away anytime soon, experts say.
30 March 2016, 05:32 PM ET
Concussions can have long-term effects. Here are 5 ways that the game of football could have fewer of them.
30 March 2016, 05:15 PM ET
The Food and Drug Administration has approved changes to the label for mifepristone, also known as "the abortion pill." Here are the facts about the drug.
30 March 2016, 12:24 PM ET
A new study finds a link between three genetic markers and symptoms of marijuana dependence.
29 March 2016, 08:21 PM ET
Estrogens are hormones that that are important for sexual and reproductive development, mainly in women. They are also referred to as female sex hormones.
29 March 2016, 05:14 PM ET
Is there a vaccine against Zika? And how does it spread? Many in the U.S. don't know, a new poll finds.
29 March 2016, 03:48 PM ET
If coffee good for you? Can it be dangerous? How is decaf made? Scientific answers to these questions and more.
29 March 2016, 12:35 PM ET
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract that causes severe coughing. The disease is especially serious for babies.
29 March 2016, 12:20 PM ET
Map showing countries that have reported virus transmission, cases of the virus, or historical cases prior to 2015.
29 March 2016, 12:01 PM ET
Deaths from hepatitis C are increasing n the U.S., and the increase is hitting particularly hard among middle-age people, a new study says.
28 March 2016, 07:18 PM ET
Newer isn't always better — some researchers are proposing to bring back an older version of the whooping cough vaccine, because multiple studies show that today's version doesn't protect as well as the earlier kind.
28 March 2016, 04:52 PM ET
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a rare and often-fatal infection caused by one of the five strains of the Ebola virus.