When a person has a severe allergic reaction, an injection of epinephrine is absolutely essential, and the sooner, the better.
Before you take a dip, know this: There is definitely pee in the swimming pool. But, it's probably not that much.
Some emergency-medicine doctors want to banish the phrase "dry drowning" because the term doesn't actually refer to any medically accepted conditions.
What's lurking in the playground sandbox? According to a new small study from Spain, the answer may confirm a parent's worst fears: dangerous germs.
Too many Americans are prescribed too many opioids for too long, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Adults with ADHD may have an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, a new study from Taiwan finds.
TV host Maria Menounos had surgery to remove a brain tumor last month, according to People magazine.
Scientists in England have uncovered a possible link between an antibacterial ingredient and antibiotic resistance.
A man in India suffered severe eye injuries after lighting a firecracker, according to a new case report.
Researchers in Georgia have developed a "microneedle patch" that can deliver the flu vaccine through a person's skin.
Would you be more likely to get your flu vaccine if, instead of getting a shot, you could simply apply a bandage-like patch to your skin?
Can you name the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S.? Nearly half of women can't, a new study finds — and that's a problem.
The percentage of teens in the U.S. who have had sex had ticked down since the 1980s, a new report finds.
The number of people taking sky-high doses of vitamin D has increased dramatically in recent years, a new study finds.
To ease low back pain, you may want try a downward dog: A new study suggests that doing yoga may be as effective as physical therapy for reducing low back pain.
Nobody likes diarrhea. But is the icky and uncomfortable experience actually the body's way flushing bad stuff out of your system?
For older adults, it's important to stay active, but recreational activities come with a risk of injury: A new study finds that facial injuries are on the rise in adults ages 55 and up.
A Massachusetts mom recently spoke to People magazine about the rare genetic disease that she shares with the three daughters who she adopted from China.
When doctors in China removed 30 inches of a young man's colon, they also removed nearly 29 lbs. (13 kilograms) of his feces.
People who do not finish high school are more likely to develop heart disease later in life than those who complete graduate school, a new study finds.