Increasing the length of time that babies are breast-fed may not lower their risk of becoming obese during childhood as previous research has suggested, according to a new study from Europe.
Recent research suggests a woman's fallopian tubes are the true source of some of the deadliest ovarian cancers, and removing them could lower her risk of developing the disease.
Babies sleeping in bed with their parents have an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, a new study finds.
Drugs that block estrogen may prevent breast cancer in some women, according to a new review of studies.
The plastic surgery procedure that saw the biggest uptick between the years 2000 and 2012 was the upper arm lift, according to a new report.
Children at a high risk of developing autism were more likely to have certain abnormal structures within the placenta, a new study says.
A study of people who lived in the "stroke belt" during their teens may shed light on the role these years play in the risk of stroke later in life.
People who have had common skin cancers may be at an increased risk of getting cancer again in their life, according to a new study.
Despite warning labels, parents are giving cough and cold medicines to children under age 4, a new poll finds.
While public pools and communal showers may seem like germy places, when it comes to warts, kids are more likely to get them at home, a new study says.
Women who gave birth during their teen years may be more likely to be obese later in life, a new study says.
Negative thinking can be contagious, especially when we’re going through a big life change, a new study says.
Family members of people infected with H7N9 may have become infected via person-to-person transmission.
In talking with children about the bombing in Boston, parents should answer kids' questions, but not elaborate, experts say.
Nearly 13 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 have skipped doses of their medications or delayed filling prescriptions because of the cost, according to a new report.
Exercise that involves moving your body vertically might suppress hunger more than other types of exercise, a new study suggests.