Squeamish readers be warned: The South China Morning Post reports a Chinese man was recently found to have a 20-foot tapeworm living inside his intestines.
With weathermen across the East Coast sounding alarm over an impending snowstorm that could bring blizzard conditions to much of the region, Los Angeles-based veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber said it’s crucial to remember pets can be as susceptible to cold-weather dangers as humans.
Health authorities have added eight tropical destinations to a travel alert about an illness linked with a severe birth defect and spread by mosquitoes.
Standing desks in classrooms could be an easy way to help make kids' time in school less sedentary, a new research review suggests.
Infants and preschoolers who gain weight rapidly may have higher-than-average high blood pressure later in childhood, a U.S. study suggests.
Anna, Avery, Genevieve, Ian: Those are a handful of the names of American children with gastroschisis— whereby the intestines are born outside of the body, protruding from a hole beside the belly button— and who are featured in a new story series published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week.
Chesapeake Energy, battling weak prices for oil and natural gas, suspended dividends on its preferred shares in an effort conserve cash.
American Express Co. Chief Executive Kenneth Chenault is seeing signs of an economic slowdown.