The heart, lungs and about 60,000 miles of blood vessels work together to keep blood pumping through our bodies.
Inside your body there’s a bustling highway with your beating heart at the center. Learn all about your body’s 60,000 miles of microscopic blood vessels, 5 to 6 quarts of blood, and the sundry passengers (lymph, blood cells, nutrients and more) that ride it every day.
A Nevada man is suing his doctor for allegedly leaving a nearly 5-foot wire in his body for more than a decade.
A blood vessel disorder that most often affects fingers and toes can also show up in the nipples and cause problems with breast-feeding, according to a new report.
People who experience a rare condition known as "broken-heart syndrome" need immediate medical attention, but often make a quick recovery.
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops, or is first diagnosed, during pregnancy. The condition, like other forms of diabetes, involves high blood sugar levels.
A woman's beach vacation took an unexpected turn when she was hit so hard in the neck by a wave that it ruptured one of her arteries.
Women who are pregnant may not spend much time worrying about their own hearts, but a new study suggests they should.
A new evolutionary investigation finds that skinks likely evolved to have green blood a total of four different times throughout history.
There are a lot of ways to die from a traumatic injury, but many of them come down to this: So much blood spills out that your body just stops working.
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