FOX News: Health
Parents who spank a child in the first year of his or her life may trigger a “vicious cycle” of misbehavior.
Canadian officials investigating a man suspected of having contracted Ebola during a visit to West Africa say it has been determined he does not have the virus.
West African nations scrambled on Tuesday to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 in Guinea, with people presenting symptoms of the disease reported in neighboring Sierra Leone and Liberia.
When it comes to understanding bipolar disorder, many questions remain unanswered – such as what truly causes the condition and why finding proper treatments is so difficult. But now, researchers have taken a huge step towards solving some of the disorder’s complex mysteries.
It is estimated that about 67 million Americans have elevated blood pressure, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some forms of medical marijuana may help alleviate certain symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new guidelines published in the journal Neurology.
With a person’s 50th birthday comes a special rite of passage: The need for a colonoscopy.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that air pollution caused the deaths of 7 million people in 2012, according to BBC News.
Does human growth hormone have antiaging powers? Or does it contribute to heightened cancer risk and earlier death? The complex science in the area suggests the answer is yes to both.
Since being approved by the FDA in 1987, cochlear implants have made huge technological advances. We find out about the latest developments that have deaf and hard-of-hearing patients breaking the silence
Trying to lose weight and get healthy is no easy task. Telling others about your good intentions could make it even more difficult.
Some people get back-to-back colds, infected by a new virus.
Playing violent video games may be linked to violent thoughts and behavior among kids, according to a new study.
Mold exposure in the home raises the risk of asthma symptoms in middle age, according to a new study from Australia.
A small U.S. study raises new questions about whether using electronic cigarettes will lead people to quit smoking, adding to the debate over how tightly the products should be regulated.
The man fell ill after returning from the West African nation of Liberia, Dr. Denise Werker, Saskatchewan Province's deputy chief medical health officer, said Monday.
Some 56 cases of mumps have been reported in Ohio in an outbreak that started at Ohio State University in Columbus but has spread to people without ties to the school - a "disturbing development," say public health officials.
Everyone wants the secret to living longer. But, guess what? There isn’t just one way to prevent aging. Here are a few techniques that could lead to the fountain of youth
Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks, doctors are reporting.