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Dirty Water Taking Toll on Americans' Health, Wallets January 23, 2018

Quick Test Could Spot Precursor to Esophageal Cancer January 19, 2018

Kidney Disease Can Lead to Diabetes, Not Just the Other Way Around December 26, 2017

The Buzz on How Flies Spread Disease December 04, 2017

Can Scrotal Vein Condition Hike Heart Risks? December 01, 2017

From Horses to Humans: Uncovering a Clue to Sore Throats November 27, 2017

Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Body's Response to the Virus November 27, 2017

Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study November 17, 2017

Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line? November 15, 2017

Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell November 10, 2017

Coffee May Be Kind to Your Kidneys November 03, 2017

Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease November 02, 2017

Gene Therapy, New Drug Battle a Rare But Deadly Disease in Kids November 01, 2017

Many Food Allergies May Develop in Adulthood October 27, 2017

Gene Therapy May Be Breakthrough for Boys With 'Lorenzo's Oil' Disease October 05, 2017

In study, treatment put brakes on the deadly neurological illness in most patients for 2 years

Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared September 29, 2017

More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC September 28, 2017

Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight September 22, 2017

Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids With Mental Health, Chronic Disease September 18, 2017

Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage September 15, 2017

Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes September 15, 2017

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards August 30, 2017

Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer August 11, 2017

Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat August 10, 2017

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell August 03, 2017

Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines! July 17, 2017

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

Early Parkinson's May Prompt Vision Problems July 11, 2017

Changes in sight could signal disease a decade before motor symptoms surface, study suggests

Lack of Health Insurance Can Shorten Lives: Study June 29, 2017

Review of U.S. data shows more illness and death when adults are uninsured

Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare Diseases June 26, 2017

But doctors can be taught to minimize patients' anxiety, study says

Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers June 26, 2017

Don't leave home without them

When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism? June 22, 2017

Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

Rogue Genes May Cause Some ALS Cases June 21, 2017

Most people with Lou Gehrig's disease have no known family history of it

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels June 16, 2017

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others? May 30, 2017

Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill May 12, 2017

Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

Coming This Summer: More Ticks and a Deadly New Tick-Borne Disease May 11, 2017

People need to be extra cautious when outdoors, with more of the critters after a mild winter

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine April 28, 2017

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss? April 28, 2017

Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success? April 27, 2017

The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors say

Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S. April 18, 2017

Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure

New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says April 17, 2017

For now, no cure exists for irritable bowel syndrome

FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders April 06, 2017

Saliva analysis can indicate higher risk of Parkinson's disease, among others, agency says

For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll April 06, 2017

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope? April 06, 2017

Proposal would allow the gravely ill access to experimental therapies that may or may not work

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

Hepatitis Infection May Raise Risk for Parkinson's Disease March 30, 2017

New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance March 09, 2017

Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible

How the Neanderthal in Your Genes Affects Your Health February 23, 2017

The DNA appears to influence certain human traits and diseases, scientists say

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

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