The link between concussions and long-lasting brain damage is one often brought up in the context of professional football players. A new study that looked at children's brains following concussions found troubling evidence that they too may experience long-term effects from the head injury, even after symptoms subside.
A new global study of a century's worth of flu pandemics gives new meaning to that "first kiss." Influenza's first kiss, that is.
A test that used only exhaled breaths from patients was more than 75 percent accurate in finding patients who had the disease.
The government is taking action against the makers of a portable baby recliner called the Nap Nanny after five infant deaths.
National Influenza Vaccination Week is this week, through December 8th.
Consumer Reports also found 3% to 7% of the samples harbored salmonella, staphylococcus or listeria monocytogenes, other common pathogens for foodborne illness.
To achieve an AIDS-free generation, the federal government is setting its sights on America's youth, a segment of the population with high infection rates -- and low testing rates.
A popular heart drug used to control abnormal heart rates may cause patients who take it to die earlier, according to a new study.
Tobacco companies have been ordered by a federal judge to publicly admit, through advertisements and package warnings, that they deceived American consumers for decades about the dangers of smoking.
I grew up in a place where the sun shone every day from May through October. These sun-drenched days were the happiest times of my life.