Stress is linked with headaches, according to a new study that finds that people with more stress in their lives tend to suffer more frequent and more intense headaches.
Christopher Wanjek is the author of the health books "Bad Medicine" and "Food At Work" and the novel "Hey, Einstein!" a comical nature-versus-nurture tale about raising clones of Albert Einstein in less-than-ideal settings. His column, Bad Medicine, appears regularly on LiveScience.
People with chronic viral or bacterial infections may face an increased risk of thinking and memory problems later in life, according to a new study.
For children who need a donated kidney, wait times vary greatly depending on which state they live in, a new study finds.
The human brain may be hardwired to trust the health advice that celebrities dole out, researchers say.
A new technique for creating stem cells shows they can be made in a way that reduces the risk of these cells dividing haphazardly and becoming cancerous.
E-cigarettes are increasingly popular, pitched by the industry as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, but they're just as addictive and harmful in other ways, studies show.
Bilingualism can strengthen the brain, a new study shows. People who spoke two languages developed dementia about 5 years later, on average, than people who spoke only one language.
In her many television appearances, Suzanne Somers offers health advice to women. But what she says doesn't always hold up as fact, and in some cases, following her advice could be harmful.
Improving home habits such as less TV, more sleep and family meals can help reduce childhood obesity.