A new study reported that black diabetic patients are three times more likely to lose a limb in comparison to other patients.
The director of the CDC, Thomas Frieden stated that medical experts might need to reassess how they deal with highly infectious diseases, particularly Ebola.
Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, suggests a new study.
Even though preventive measures do not ensure 100 percent safety from diseases, they can dramatically improve life quality. Here are 5 ways to reduce your future risk of breast cancer.
A new study reported that the pneumococcal vaccine can reduce children's risk of acquiring antibiotic-resistant infections.
The flu season started and here are 10 things to know about the flu and the flu vaccine.
With the flu season starting, here are 10 ways to boost your immune system.
The CDC reported that the rate of adult diabetes appears to be leveling off over the past four years.
According to a new study, a one-time intervention program that educates teens about the malleability of personality can prevent the number of depressive symptoms from rising.
Two hospitals in the United States are set to begin trials to test Apple's HealthKit.
Obstetricians from Loyola University Health System are recommending pregnant women to get vaccinated against pertussis during their third trimester.
Starting next month, hospitals, pharmacies and other locations will be able to take back unused prescription drugs.
The World Health Organization called suicide a "major public health problem" that affects someone every 40 seconds.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. and when caught early on, skin cancer can be treated effectively. Here are four steps to take when checking your skin for signs of cancer.
In a new study, researchers devised a new experiment testing a technique, which involves tripping people that could prevent older people from falling.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.