Throughout winter, respiratory viruses such as bronchiolitis are especially common in kids. Often, the virus, which starts out with symptoms similar to a cold, will run its course. But sometimes it requires extra attention, and knowing when to seek treatment is important.
Countries with high levels of respect for the elderly recorded better health among older populations and lower poverty levels for over-60s.
If you’ve resolved to become a healthier you in 2019, it’s time to lace up some shoes and hit the pavement: Running is one of the best ways to get fit and stay healthy, even into old age. An expert shares tips on getting started.
Running comes with many benefits, but can it keep you young? Here’s a look at some of the research on the topic.
Whiles airplanes, trains and buses are some of the fastest ways to get around during the holidays, they also increase your chance of getting sick. So how can you protect yourself while traveling this holiday season?
The US Food and Drug Administration said another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical.
The prison has replaced white bread with wheat and gives out less. It has added items such as fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as cottage cheese and yogurt full of the calcium the aging female population needs. It serves drinks with less sugar.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and one local organization is making access to care more affordable for those seeking therapy.
Grab your pumpkin spice latte; fall is officially here. The leaves are starting to change. Football season has begun. Baseball season is … still going. And flu shots have arrived! Here’s everything you need to know.
High heels don’t have to mean high pain. A podiatrist gets fed up with women’s shoes and decides to build and design her own.
A 56-year-old man has been diagnosed with rat hepatitis E, researchers from the University of Hong Kong said. It was not previously known the disease could be passed from rats to humans.
The director of culinary nutrition and an adjunct associate professor of nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health shares his best tips for cooking.
Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle or stay strong and healthy as you age, protein is vital. But how much is enough or too much?
If back pain is all too familiar to you, try these yoga poses.
Losing 10 pounds in 10 days might be impossible. But, a physician says it’s possible to transform the way you feel, and eventually look, in as little as 10 days. Here’s how.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.