Next time you're sitting near someone who yawns, try this: Don't yawn. Odds are, you'll probably find that it's pretty difficult to hold back.
An infant girl in Connecticut developed lead poisoning after wearing — and chewing on — a bracelet made with lead beads, according to a new report of the child's case.
Humans first journeyed into space in 1961, but even half a century later, questions remain about how spaceflight affects the human body.
The active ingredient in the drug ecstasy passed an important hurdle on the path to becoming a prescription drug for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.
Houston and other parts of southeast Texas are in the midst of historic flooding from Harvey, now a tropical storm, with heavy rain still expected to batter the region in the coming days.
When you Google "clinical depression" on your smartphone, you'll get more than a list of the symptoms: Now, Google will ask if you would like to "check if you're clinically depressed."
A woman in Arizona died from an infection called rabbit fever, despite never coming into contact with any rabbits, according to a recent report of the woman's case.
The patterns in your brain may predict how your body physically reacts to stressful situations, a new study finds.
Talk about an earache: When a man in China went to the hospital because of severe ear pain, doctors found a live gecko curled up in his ear canal, according to news reports.
A 12-year-old girl in Florida damaged her eyes by looking at the sun for 1 minute, according to a new report of the girl's case.
Dogs of a different color have been spotted roaming the streets of Navi Mumbai in India, according to news reports.
For those who prefer no hair "down there," beware: Pubic hair grooming injuries may be more common than you think.
When a 24-year-old man in Belgium went to the hospital because he had belly pain, doctors found an olive stuck in his small intestine — and soon after, diagnosed him with Crohn's disease.
A 25-year-old woman in Australia died after consuming too much protein, in the form of shakes, supplements and protein-packed foods, the New York Post reported yesterday.
Can Beyoncé ever catch a break? A photo showing the mom to twins Sir and Rumi Carter drinking alcohol has prompted backlash.
The German government is considering approval of a food ingredient that most people try their best to avoid: parasite eggs.
Smoking pot is often considered safer than smoking cigarettes, but a new study suggests that marijuana use may increase a person's risk of death from high blood pressure.
For people who just can't seem to pass up the candy in a supermarket checkout line, grocery shopping online may be helpful, reducing these impulse purchases, a new study suggests
WASHINGTON — Do you know how much alcohol is in your drink? If you're making a judgment based on taste and smell alone, you may miss the mark, a new study from England finds.
Whether you like posting black-and-white photos or prefer adding filters that make colors pop, your Instagram account may provide clues about your mental health, a new study finds.