The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention once again issued a warning to pet owners on Friday that recent cases of Salmonella have been linked to pet hedgehogs.
Smoking even one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the chance of sudden unexpected death for your baby, according to a new study analyzing over 20 million births.
While rates of colon cancer are decreasing for adults over the age of 50, they are increasing for younger adults.
Three new cases of measles were confirmed by health officials in Houston on Monday, making it the latest city to have the once-eliminated disease appear in recent weeks.
There was a time when 33-year-old Keisha Greaves hid her muscular dystrophy. Now, she embraces her condition with her inspirational clothing line, Girls Chronically Rock.
A Massachusetts family’s experience giving marijuana edibles to their dying patriarch is set to kick off a desperately needed investigation into how cannabis might treat some of the more troubling symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a condition that affects 5.7 million Americans.
It might strike you as surprising that some diseases can strike at any age. See which ones.
After seeing the effects of Lyme disease firsthand, a summer intern at George Mason University helped create a new test that may aid in the detection of other diseases.
A history of depression doubles the risk of future heart problems, and then can make the condition worse. The depression can surface after a heart episode or surgery, complicating and slowing the path to recovery.
Eighty-six million Americans are at risk for the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. — and 90 percent of them have no idea.
How does labeling obesity a disease impact people psychologically? Two researchers explain.
Chances are, you wouldn\’t want the bottom of someone\’s shoe anywhere near your face. But your phone might be even dirtier.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.