This year’s flu season has already led to as many as 2,400 deaths — including six children, according to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A new study finds that oral contraceptives appear to change an important part of the brain, but experts say the results aren't "game-changing."
A 49-year-old woman developed "cobalt lung," an illness typically only found in metal workers, after vaping.
Women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners may be at an increased risk of breast cancer — particularly black women.
Doctors at Duke University Hospital performed the first heart transplant of its kind, called donation after circulatory death (DCD), on a military veteran.
The wellness trend of “perineum sunning” is all about letting in a little light where the sun literally doesn’t shine. Here's why you shouldn't.
A new study from the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests that "improved oral hygiene care" can reduce the risk of heart failure. Here's what you need to know.
After reaching 355 pounds at 21 years old, Megan Ling didn't recognize herself in the mirror anymore. Through a high protein, low carbohydrate diet, she lost 160 pounds.
Before you start preparing Thanksgiving dinner, here are the food recalls happening in the U.S. that you need to be aware of.
Dogs (and cats) have bacteria in their mouths that, in rare cases, can cause a serious, and even fatal, infection in humans.
After struggling with her weight for years, Madi McKinnon had weight-loss surgery. "There are still some people out there who think that surgery is the 'easy way out' — it’s anything but," she says.
The rates of three STDs — gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis — have reached an all-time high in the U.S., according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
With so many delicious dishes within reach on Thanksgiving, it’s hard not to get carried away by filling your plate — and your belly — to capacity.
Headaches are a normal part of life, so it’s hardly shocking when a teenager has one. Still, it can raise some internal alarms, especially if your teen’s headache seems worse than usual.
The popular weight-loss trend of intermittent fasting has continued to gain steam, with celebrities extolling its virtues. Here's what you need to know about it.
People who live to be 110 years old and beyond — known as supercentenarians — have a secret weapon in their immune system, and it may be why they’re able to live such long, healthy lives.
The Food and Drug Administration fired off a warning letter to Greenbrier International — which does business as Dollar Tree — for selling “potentially unsafe drugs” from foreign manufacturers with multiple violations.
A little-known drug shortage, of immune globulin (IG) poses a threat to thousands with immune deficiencies. One mom explains how it could impact her sons' lives.
In an op-ed, four former U.S. surgeons general say that dementia is the “top public health crisis,” in an effort to call attention to the rapid rise of the disease.
Can't stand to eat your vegetables? Your genetics may be to blame, making vegetables taste extremely bitter, according to a new study.
Nick Laustrup, who says his drinking and his weight became a problem after he was released from the military, lost 105 pounds
Young adults who use marijuana appear to have a higher risk of stroke, according to a new study. The study's lead author explains why.
“We’re able to connect and be creative together. It’s fun to watch it come to life,” Ginger Parrish tells Yahoo Lifestyle.