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A new study finds that a sleepless night affects blood pressure and some stress hormones the whole next day.
A boy who survived a six-day ordeal after being left in the woods by his parents as punishment was discharged from a hospital Tuesday.
Stomach remedies that contain aspirin can cause internal bleeding, the Food and Drug Administration reminded people.
Gruesome pictures on cigarette packages may convince more smokers to quit, a U.S. study suggests.
One possible way to help control the epidemic of opioid abuse is to keep an eye on doctors, a new study suggests.
Doctors and patients struggle to stop fighting cancer and start palliative care that lets patients live their last weeks and months.
Her due date is June 24, but Jordan Thiering has already delivered a victory for many Mississippi moms.
Audrey Stepp, 9, insisted that she learn to administer the drug in case her big brother ever suffered a heroin overdose.
NBC News Medical Contributor Dr. Natalie Azar said Ali's decline wasn't surprising given his age and his decades-long battle with Parkinson's disease.
The first new drug approved for bladder cancer in 30 years works well for a few patients, doctors report.
A company has recalled even more sunflower seed products after finding evidence of Listeria in a Minnesota processing plant.
"The prospect that more and more patients will be cured is becoming a reality."
'We have to re-examine the way we're treating pain,' a prominent doctor says after an autopsy reported that Prince died of fentanyl toxicity.
Zika virus, spread mostly by mosquitoes, might also spread via oral sex, French researchers reported.
Scientists proposed building a full human genome -- a map for making people -- in the lab.
A battery-powered patch that delivers migraine medication might be causing burns severe enough to leave permanent scars, the FDA said.