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A drug that combines a cough suppressant with a medication to fight heart arrhythmias might offer some peace for one of the most troubling symptoms of
More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill -- a dramatic increase over a decade ago.
Women with memory problems that may signal early Alzheimer's descend into dementia twice as fast as men do, researchers said Tuesday.
A new study finds women with mild cognitive impairment decline at a rate nearly twice as fast as men. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.
The rate of people surviving without brain damage after suffering cardiac arrest increased as more bystanders were willing to help until EMS arrives.
Robotic surgery is on the rise as doctors look to make procedures less invasive, but according to a new study, the strategy comes with risks.
African-Americans are twice as likely as white to die from sudden cardiac arrest, and they are younger on average when it happens, too.
Two big studies confirm that earlier treatment for the AIDS virus not only keeps people healthy, but prevents them from infecting others
A French teenager treated early and aggressively for HIV now controls the virus with no drugs, doctors report.
ProPublica has developed a database of surgeons' complication rates for certain elective procedures.
Researchers are working on new tests to help predict Alzheimer's disease years before people ever get symptoms, both to help them plan for the inevitable and in the hope that earlier treatment will be more effective.
The political firestorm over Planned Parenthood "sting" video raises a separate issue: Why would anyone use tissue from an aborted fetus?
As the number of hours of TV watching increased, so did the risk of being victimized by classmates in middle school, according to the study.
Exposure to the sun can result in deep tissue burns for 10-year-old Sian Bell. KSNT's Brooke Lennington reports.
The online cognitive therapy program "Beating the Blues" helps depression sufferers using simulated situations as exercises. KARE's Renee Tessman reports.
Pilots should undergo psychological testing and two people should be in the cockpit at all times, experts say in the wake of the Germanwings crash.
Researchers have patented a new strain of seaweed that they say tastes like bacon and might help feed a growing, hungry world.