Getting treatment quickly can make a big difference in how a person might be impacted by a stroke.
About 16 percent of Americans suffer from migraines or severe headaches, according to a 2009 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
WIBW-TV and sister station KAKE-TV in Wichita are joining Dillons stores in raising money for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
A 17-year-old from Minnesota whose song "Clouds" became an internet sensation lost his battle with cancer.
53-year-old Robert Harshbarger Jr., of Kingsport, Tenn., pleaded guilty Tuesday in Topeka to one count each of distributing a misbranded drug and health care fraud.
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.
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.
Assistant Kansas State kinesiology professor Brandon Irwin said in a news release that the initial hunch was that encouragement would be motivating. But the researchers found it had almost the opposite effect.
Having depression may double the risk of stroke for middle-aged women, according to new research.
A new study found that pot smokers aren't any more likely to be obese than non-smokers.
People who have the BRCA genetic mutation face increased cancers risks - and several options.
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.
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.
Greg Sims, the area chairman for Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve, presented Angela Gamber and Andy Barnes with "Patriot Awards" in a surprise ceremony at Stormont-Vail HealthCare Tuesday.
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.
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.
A Kansas House committee has approved a proposal to spend $1.2 million to fund a new research center for potential medical cures with adult stem cells.
A procedure called sclerotherapy can help reduce the appearance of spider veins.
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.
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.
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.
The hip-hop culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and health-related causes.
A soccer referree who was punched by a player slipped into a coma with swelling in his brain when he arrived at the hospital. He succumbed to his injuries one week later.
New research finds kids whose parents "cleaned" their child's pacifier by sucking it were less likely to develop asthma, eczema and food allergies when compared to kids whose parents opted to avoid the not-so-pleasant-sounding cleaning method.
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