Getting too little exercise is tied to an increased risk of cancer — but according to a new study, most people in the U.S. don't know this.
Having high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, the so-called good cholesterol, is usually considered positive. But that might not be true for everyone.
Syphilis is the third most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Nearly 28,000 cases of the most contagious stages of the disease were reported to the CDC in 2016.
Women who are pregnant may not spend much time worrying about their own hearts, but a new study suggests they should.
Gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. More than 468,000 cases of gonorrhea were reported to the CDC in 2016, although the number may be much higher.
Many people who experience migraines may not be taking advantage of behavioral treatments for the debilitating headaches, even if doctors recommend them.
Generally, you can trust your organs to stay in one place, but that wasn't the case for a young woman in Michigan.
If you dig through medical data on people's weight and risk of dying, you may spot something curious.
The same medication used to save lives by reversing opioid overdoses may also benefit nonopioid users
With names like "Banana Pudding," "Blueberry Cinnamon-Streusel Muffin" and "Butter Crunch," the flavoring ingredients in electronic cigarettes sound not only harmless but immensely appealing.
For women, physical fitness in midlife may do more than give the heart a boost; it may also benefit the brain, a new study from Sweden suggests.
Ovulation occurs when an egg moves from the ovaries into the fallopian tubes and is ready for fertilization.
For one woman in the U.K., a dog scratch turned into a much bigger ordeal than she could've expected.
Whether fidget spinners really help kids focus is unclear, but one thing is for sure: Don't take the ball-bearing toy apart and swallow the pieces.