The abortion debate in America has lately been dominated by news that conservative lawmakers had approved sweeping new restrictions to abortion access. But several states with Democratic majorities have been pushing through bills that fortify abortion rights.
Like every other organ and cell in the body, the brain needs sleep to thrive.
It’s not a conversation patients or doctors want to have: An illness has progressed to the point where the question isn’t about treatment, but how much time the patient has left to live. But there are ways to make the conversation more supportive, and to deal with the diagnosis. A doctor, a cancer survivor and a social worker share what they’ve learned and what they teach.
President Donald Trump’s physician says the president is “in very good health” and is likely to remain so for the duration of his presidency and beyond.
Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly one-fourth of cardiovascular disease-related deaths are preventable, and regular exercise plays an important role in reducing one’s risk. Running experts share tips on how to get moving and stay motivated.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.