STD Cases Hit Record High in US Last Year

STDs are on the rise in the US, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The highest-ever number of cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and...

Study Finds Homosexuals Have Greater Risk of Suffering from Health Problems than Heterosexuals

A recent nationwide study found that homosexuals and bisexuals have a much greater risk of suffering from health problems than heterosexuals in the United...

Google’s New Medical Quiz Aims to Diagnose Depression

Google is offering a verified test that could lead to treatment. Only half of Americans who face depression get help for it, and Google is determined to...

8-Year-Old Girl Cured of HIV After 10-Months of Medication as a Baby

A little girl in South Africa has been "virtually cured" of HIV after being given a cocktail of drugs as a baby, doctors have...

Study Says People Should Stand Up Every Half-hour to Reduce Risk of Premature Death

Too much time spent in a chair could shorten our lives, even if we exercise, according to a study that uses objective measures to find the...

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital

More than 90 percent of parents don't install, position the car seat correctly, researchers say Many newborns are at risk on their first trip home...

What It Would Mean For President Trump To Declare the Opioid Crisis a National...

The foremost recommendation from a commission established by President Donald Trump to address the opioid crisis spiraling across the United States was that he...

Why Smiling Makes You Look Healthier and More Attractive

Smiling makes people look healthier and more attractive than being the right weight or even wearing make-up, according to a new study. Researchers found people...

Health Is About Way More Than Weight

Our bodily well-being can't be reduced to a number on a scale. Which is worse: being overweight or being ashamed of being overweight? In recent...

Last U.S. County Gets Insurer for Obamacare Exchange

CareSource will provide health insurance in 2018 to Paulding County, Ohio, the last county in the United States at risk of going uncovered on...

Artificial Sweeteners Don’t Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds

The theory behind artificial sweeteners is simple: If you use them instead of sugar, you get the joy of sweet-tasting beverages and foods without...

Plus-Size Clothes for Children a Sign of Obesity Epidemic

Plus size clothes are on sale on Britain's high streets for children as young as three, in what health campaigners say is a sign that childhood obesity has...

Leftover Opioids Become Common Problem for Surgery Patients

Surgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the remaining pills improperly at home, a study suggests. The research raises concerns about...

WATCH: President Trump Vows Victory in Fight Against Opioid Crisis

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States had no alternative but to defeat an epidemic of opioid drug use, but announced no...

How You Can Beat Alzheimer’s: Neurologists Devise a Plan to Protect Yourself and Reverse...

As a high-powered lawyer at the top of her game, Evelyne had always been efficient, authoritative and in control. But when she reached 60, she...

Is It a Sin for Christians to be Fat?

by Michael Brown Is it a sin for a Christian to be seriously overweight? When responding to this question, we should answer it for ourselves...

Nutritionist Shows How to Try the Fasting Diet in a Healthy Way

The benefits of restricting calories on health and extending life span are well established.  Fasting has been used for thousands of years for spiritual and...

59-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth After Trying For Decades

During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success. But last month, at age...

Study Says a Fifth of Deaths Are Linked to Poor Eating

Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the...

Study Finds U.S. Kids, Teens Are Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

Many American children and teens aren't consuming enough liquids -- especially water -- and that lack of hydration could affect their physical and mental...