An Oregon woman who dreamed of joining the Army loses 100 pounds so she could meet the weight requirements.
Each year, on average, about 60 people in the United States are reported to have measles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It's no secret that fertility treatments are behind the increasing numbers of twins, triplets or even quadruplets or quintuplets born in recent years.
The Food and Drug Administration warned this week that thousands of Philips automated external defibrillators might not be able to deliver a needed shock in a cardiac emergency situation.
President Barack Obama told young supporters on Wednesday that he has more gray hair thanks to the fierce political fight over his signature health care reforms, but he said it has been worth it.
A revamped federal health care website has helped enroll 29,000 Americans in insurance plans over the past several days, a source familiar with the numbers said on Wednesday.
More than one in four Americans who lack health insurance say they're more likely to pay a government fine for not having coverage rather than sign up for insurance, according to a new national poll.
The debate around adolescents and psychotropic drug use may be quieted -- ever so slightly -- by new data.
The Texas Heart Institute
The human heart beats 60 to 100 times a minute, more than 86,000 times a day, 35 million times a year. A single beat pushes about 6 tablespoons of blood through the body.
Here, in order from least to most alarming, is a look at three of the things the Obama administration seemingly knows about the health law and is choosing not to share.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the effects of gravity may explain the effects of testosterone in male pattern baldness.
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Young and active adults -- including Lady Gaga and Alex Rodriguez -- are suffering from hip impingement.
Is drinking diet soda really bad for you? Find out what the experts have to say.
Find out what causes some people to have allergic reactions to certain substances.
A recent study shows that young and middle-aged fibromyalgia patients report worse symptoms and poorer quality of life than older patients