Statistics show that each year, between 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population will get the flu--a contagious respiratory illness that spreads from person to person. In rare cases, this health issue can even cause death, though it is typically treated with rest and any added recommendations from a p...
For many breast cancer survivors, dealing with the fears and emotions from the diagnosis, treatment and recovery process can help them cope.
On Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson announced a recall for uterine surgery tools because they could increase the risk of undetected cancer.
Previous studies have found that obese individuals may also be more likely to be depressed. As it stands, currently 35 percent of American adults are obese according to 2012 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): a number that is expected to climb to 50 percent by 2030...
August is breastfeeding awareness month. New moms looking to provide healthy nourishment for their baby may turn to breastfeeding as a wholesome option to feed their child. Unfortunately, this may not always be a choice for some mothers, and many who do choose to breastfeed their baby may also be me...
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is switching up its guidelines for the first time in over 50 years. The changes press on the importance of safety that would essentially reduce the yearly rate of foodborne illnesses.
A lawsuit was filed Tuesday, alleging that plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Walton of Plastic Surgery Chicago violated the privacy of Sabrina Kropp's facial reconstruction surgery from 2004 when he posted pictures of her nose on his website.
Children who are born preterm are not at an increased risk of dyscalculia or math-based learning disorders, despite what previous research has shown. However, developmental psychologists say there is a need for more standardized diagnostic criteria to correctly label certain impairments.
Depression and pain isn't good for anyone. However, a new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology shows that for dialysis patients, it can be an even more deadly combination than usual.
Previous studies have discussed the benefits of breastfeeding. However, this option may not always be possible for some mothers with certain medical conditions.
A new study published in the journal Cell Reports found that mice that lack a specific protein may live longer due to fewer age-related illnesses than those who carry it.