FOX News: Health
A traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was due to find out Monday how many decades he'll spend in a New Hampshire prison.
Hong Kong confirmed its first case of deadly H7N9 bird flu on Monday in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders.
Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins.
It is difficult to consider how our actions today might affect future generations – or that they will at all. But it turns out that just because we leave this world behind, the damage done to our genes by chemicals in the environment may not.
Even mild brain injuries from bomb blasts may put soldiers at risk for long-term health effects.
Consuming energy drinks containing caffeine and taurine may alter heart function in healthy adults.
About 70 passengers on a US Airways Express flight from Texas to Arizona were briefly kept on the plane after it landed, and some say they were told to get tuberculosis tests and vaccinations.
I’ve noticed recently that the first time a person cries in my presence, tears are followed by a profuse apology--the sort of apology you’d expect from a major faux pas, like stepping on someone’s toe.
The first adjuvanted bird flu vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center found that a common byproduct of cholesterol may foster the growth and spread of breast cancer cells.
The microscope at the University of New Haven, set at 10-times magnification, shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It's mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.
Doctors at a top city hospital refused to consider a 5-month-old for a heart transplant because he had a disease they believed would leave him with mental and physical disabilities, his parents have charged.
An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time
Along with the usual reasons for losing weight, like fitting into a bikini and improving health, fitness experts say raising money for a good cause is another incentive for people to get in shape.
We don't need to remind you what fast food can do to your body, but you might not know these surprising ways it can screw with your brain.
Postpartum depression continues to be misunderstood and misdiagnosed. Karen Kleiman, a social worker and author of This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression spoke with Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, about her experience with depression and how women can deal with their symptoms.
Good childcare is a must for any working mother, but if you’re worried about putting your child in daycare, take heed. A well run, quality daycare program can give you the reliable childcare you need and also be good for your child’s health – and yours as well.
It happens to the best of us: Thanksgiving rolls around and we enjoy the holiday dinner a little too much. Here are some things you can do the day after Thanksgiving that will help you feel better—plus some tips for getting your diet back on track for the rest of the holiday season.
New research shows that men with too much testosterone and men with too little face health risks.
For many headache and migraine sufferers, certain foods can act as triggers