Updated: 05/30/2013 - The World Health Organization said a new germ is a respiratory infection in the same family as SARS, a disease behind a deadly 2003 outbreak in Asia.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - About 16 percent of Americans suffer from migraines or severe headaches, according to a 2009 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Updated: 05/20/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday released a review of the sleep aid, suvorexant, ahead of a public meeting on Wednesday. The pill works by temporarily blocking chemical messengers that keep people awake.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Breath from obese children appears to contain different chemical compounds than the breath of non-obese kids, a researcher has discovered. The finding could lead to tests for other diseases.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - Having depression may double the risk of stroke for middle-aged women, according to new research.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - A new study found that pot smokers aren't any more likely to be obese than non-smokers.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Native Americans will have to buy their own health insurance policies or pay a $695 fine unless they can prove they are "Indian enough" to claim one of the few exemptions allowed under the Affordable Care Act's mandate that all Americans carry insurance.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University and the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) were able to create embryonic stem cells, which are valuable for research because they can be turned into any other cell type found in the body.
Posted: 05/14/2013 - Angelina Jolie says she went public with her double mastectomy to encourage other women to be proactive to see if they are also at risk.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - Dr. Joyce Brothers first became a national celebrity when she won a game show. A licensed psychologist, she appeared many times as herself on TV talk shows and sitcoms.
Posted: 05/08/2013 - According to Harvard's School of Public Health Consumption, sugary drinks have been linked to a 20 percent increased risk of heart attack for men who drank one sugary beverage daily.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - A research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine on May 6 shows that hungry grocery shoppers are more likely to buy higher-calorie food items.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - NJ Gov. Chris Christie said he decided to undergo gastric band surgery for his family and for his "long-term health" - not for career purposes.