This Yale course on happiness is now being offered online. Here's why the professor behind it thinks everyone can benefit from the class.
California is cracking down on counterfeit vaping products, which may play a role in the vaping-related lung damage and deaths seen across the U.S.
As the #MeToo era continues to unfold, a new study shows how often the first sexual experience for women is forced or coerced. One in 16 women reported experiencing forced sexual initiation, usually in their teen years and usually with someone a few years older, according to research published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study’s authors described the experience of forced sexual initiation as rape.
Heart failure is more common than most people realize. Currently, one in five Americans live with the condition.
A little girl starred in a "Wonder Woman" photo shoot after her eye healed from a freak accident with an exercise band.
An estimated 1.5 million people in the U.S. have a form of lupus. Alok Patel, MD, explains what you need to know about the autoimmune disease.
Clinical psychologist Elizabeth Lombardo on signs to look out for that could indicate you or a loved one might be at risk for suicide.
While discussions of guns and policy almost always break down into contentious debates, there’s one subtopic on which all sides can seemingly agree: the relationship between firearms and suicide.
A 47-year-old mom of five is in a semi-comatose state after getting mercury poisoning from a tainted skincare cream from Mexico.
After getting into an Ivy League-graduate school and receiving a promotion at work, Venn Hering decided it was time to focus on her next goal: getting into the best shape of her life.
Hypertension is known as the “silent killer” and it’s not something that you want to mess with.
The New York State Dept. of Health is investigating vitamin E oil as a possible cause of the mysterious, severe respiratory illnesses linked to vaping.
A new Instagram account called Brown Skin Matters, started by a mom, helps families of color identify pediatric skin conditions — and possibly save lives.
Time to ditch the diet soda, if you haven't already. A new study links sugar-free, artificially-sweetened soft drinks with a higher risk of death.
After struggling with weight his whole life, Jerrod Ackerman decided to get in shape for his job at a private rescue company. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's inspiring posts helped him stay motivated.
The teen, considered a "fussy eater," ate a very limited and unhealthy diet for years. The lack of nutrients eventually damaged his vision.
While anti-abortionists hailed Planned Parenthood's withdrawal from the Title X program as a "long-awaited victory," four million underprivileged Americans will now have little to no access to affordable reproductive health care.
Dorian Fuhrman and her son open up about the teen's addiction to vaping and the organization they co-founded — Parents Against Vaping e-Cigarettes — to raise awareness about "the most serious adolescent public-health crisis...in decades."
Ali Shinn struggled with depression growing up and found comfort in food. After seeing a photo of herself in a bikini at 260 pounds, she decided to get healthier.
Health officials in Michigan issued a warning to residents, following three possible human cases of a deadly mosquito-borne illness, known as Eastern equine encephalitis virus.
A new study from Johns Hopkins looks at whether using disposable scopes for colonoscopies can help lower infection rates.