Burnout affects nearly half of all resident physicians in the United States, raising their risk for serious mistakes, a new study finds.
Many American teens are sleep-deprived, and parents blame their attachment to electronics, new survey results show.
Thousands of Americans struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have a new treatment option to help them breathe easier.
Of the 50 million Americans living with chronic pain, the pain is so bad for 20 million that it keeps them from doing the daily activities of life, researchers say.
Is America's love affair with meat starting to lose its luster?
Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease?
New research suggests there is no perfume a man loves more than the scent of a fertile woman.
There's no shortage of creative excuses people come up with to stay stuck on the sofa, but three of them top the list.
There's disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn't prolong healthy, independent living in otherwise healthy people aged 70 and older.
Americans continue to fatten up, with obesity rates topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals.
When you take your medications may have a lot to do with how well they work, new research suggests.
Optimism and a sense of purpose can improve your heart health, new research suggests.
More than one in three first-year college students around the world struggle with a mental health disorder, new research suggests.
Calling the use of electronic cigarettes a burgeoning epidemic among teens, the U.S Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced a crackdown on the sale of Juuls and other flavored e-cigarette devices to minors.
Instead of visiting the doctor each fall, sitting in a waiting room filled with the sniffling, sneezing masses -- what if you could just slap on a flu vaccine "patch" sent in the mail?
There's no disputing the fact that regular colonoscopies, now suggested to start at age 45 for those with an average risk of colorectal cancer, can help prevent the disease by finding -- and removing -- precancerous growths
As if the start of a new school year isn't stressful enough, many teens may find their acne worsens when classes start, a skin doctor says.
It may seem counterintuitive, but eating bread, pasta and cereal may actually help prevent type 2 diabetes, as long as those foods are made from whole grains, new research suggests.
Is it possible that showing teenagers the real-life consequences of risky driving might make them safer drivers?
Time spent reading to toddlers or having "conversations" with them helps boost their intelligence and thinking skills, even a decade later, new research shows.