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The recent scare involving smallpox at the National Institutes of Health is indicative of a larger problem, according to audits obtained by USA TODAY.
Too much sun and heat are common causes of vacation ailments. But tropical diseases like mosquito-borne illness can lurk much closer to home.
A work crew was rescued from the side of a building at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda after their suspended platform collapsed Wednesday morning.
People are getting more of the good bacteria that crowds out the bad bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can also reduce stress and aid weight loss.
Here's the skinny on some new science.
The newest frontier in the genetic revolution peaks into a baby's genetic code, but is full of ethical challenges, from how early to do so to how to make use of this health forecast without causing needless worry.
The National Institutes of Health is closing its doors to some new patients during the federal shutdown, namely patients who would participate in clinical trials.
High school health education classes that focus exclusively on topics of physical activity and nutrition may be a thing of the past. It turns out, integrating cognitive-behavioral components into health curricula makes for happier and healthier teens.
Colds are highly contagious and account for about 40 percent of time lost from work in the U.S., according to the National Institutes of Health.
A new government study finds that cognitive-training computer games can reverse aging in the brain.
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