County health officials are asking the medical community to be on the lookout for additional cases of myonecrosis, a bacterial infection associated with black-tar heroin use.
Is there any link between soy consumption and cancer?
While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos — another worrisome sign for nicotine addiction, the C.D.C. says.
Just as in the destructive patterns in adolescence, women can be both the victims and the villains in their adult relationships.
Working for the high-end gym chain seems glamorous, but for many trainers the schedule is unforgiving, the pay low and the turnover high.
A new study finds a weak link between coloring and straightening treatments and breast cancer. But experts caution the results are far from certain.
Risks were especially high for heart failure, high blood pressure and blood clots among children born to mothers with diabetes.
Finding her sons’ clothes speckled with soot, a history teacher was transformed into an influential New York environmentalist with pollution in her sights.
The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for all sorts of procedures, amid the public outcry over surprise medical bills.
Researchers wanted to improve the fruit yields for small farmers in Indonesia, and hope their findings will encourage protections for bats.
Can dietary and lifestyle changes help women dealing with complex and confounding hormonal issues? Alisa Vitti thinks so.
A low-profile group, financed by the pharmaceutical industry, has hired former union officials to oppose drug-price proposals around the country.
A new government program will provide donated drugs through major drugstore chains.
Millennials are gobbling down plant-based burgers, prompting meat producers to question the health benefits of “ultra-processed imitations.”
As a teen vaping and health crisis dominates public concerns, the Food and Drug Administration has been without a permanent commissioner since April.
One of the biggest myths about the beauty myth is that it’s female. Adolescent boys suffer from unrealistic beauty standards, too.
Dr. Hoffman established a family network to help people with borderline personality disorder, a support system that become a model for other conditions.
“I say ‘himself’ and ‘herself,’ because I also see myself as feminine as well as masculine,” the actor told Esquire magazine.