A study was done to see if soap or hand sanitizer helps with absenteeism in schools. ...
Doctors say a new and rare virus has sent more than a dozen babies to Kansas City hospitals....
New research shows that major strides are being made in the battle against heart disease and stroke. A recent study shows that patients are going to greater lengths to prevent the onset of these deadly health issues.
For the past few weeks, young diabetic children have attended a summer camp in Massachusetts and researchers are testing a device called the "bionic pancreas" on some of them. The device checks blood sugar every five minutes and transmits the information to a smartphone app, which figures out if the user needs insulin to lower blood sugar levels, or glucagon to raise it.
Researchers are concerned about growing evidence that hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in antibacterial soaps can lead to developmental and reproductive problems in animals and potentially people.
The most-widely used osteoporosis drugs may not protect women from breast cancer after all. Also, a new look at the science of sleep medication shows there may be little evidence the drugs provide much benefits.
Some say there are things you should know about one of the hottest trends among some celebrities.
Older adults with too little vitamin D in their blood may have twice the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as seniors with sufficient levels of the "sunshine vitamin," a new study finds.
Long-term survival rates of pancreatic cancer have barely improved in forty years.
The CDC's emergency operations center is watching the outbreak around the clock.
New research from London shows taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of digestive cancers.
Health officials are unsure whether the drug is working but friends of the infected are hopeful.
Federal investigators warn of the growing problem of "dirty doctors," who prescribe highly-addictive painkillers for cash.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the symptoms and origins of the virus that is claiming hundreds of lives in Africa.
Bob McDonnell headed back to court Thursday over federal corruption charges alleging that he and his wife accepted more than $165,000 in gifts, lavish trips, and cash in exchange for promoting dietary supplements.
A study in the journal "Addiction" found that the benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh their potential health risks.
New Jersey residents who just returned from travel in the Caribbean reportedly have brought back the mosquito-carried virus.