Headlines
How Many Calories You'll Eat This Thanksgiving
You might want to sit down for this one. And loosen your belt.
New Calorie Display Rules Go Into Effect Nationwide
Posting calorie counts is now mandatory for all food establishments.
Tiny Liver Transplant Patient to Taste First Thanksgiving
Kennedy Stevenson, 3, underwent a liver transplant for a rare condition.
5 Thanksgiving Health Hazards to Avoid
Along with turkey and stuffing, Thanksgiving serves up plenty of health hazards.
Recipient of Double Arm Transplant Happy to Hug
Recipient of double arm transplant at Boston hospital happy to be able to hug again
Why Couple Adopted 8 Boys -- All From Same Family
Scott and Melissa Groves adopt their eighth son in time for Thanksgiving.
The Skinny on Nestle's New Exercise in a Bottle Project
Burn calories without exercise? Maybe someday.
Generic Drug Price Sticker Shock Prompts Probe by Congress
The cost of some generic drugs have risen 90-fold in recent years.
Birthday Years Ending in 9 Prompt Big Life Decisions
Running your first marathon? Having an affair? Good chance you're a 9-ender.
Why Your Mom Was Wrong About Cold Weather and the Flu
Believe it or not, being cold won't make you sick.
Germy Perils of a French Kiss, Especially if You're Short
Shorter partners take on even more germs because saliva travels downward.
Take a Tour of the Eerily Beautiful 'Golden Blood' Factory
There are blood types so rare, they are only stored in a few places.
How to Shovel Snow Without Having a Heart Attack
There's more to worry about this winter than a runny nose and slippery roads.
How Men and Women Differ in Zero Gravity
NASA shows how space takes a toll on men and women differently.
Chemical in Antibacterial Soap Promoted Tumor Growth in Mice
Triclosan made liver tumors grow bigger, researchers found.
E-Smokers Rejoice Over 2014 Word of the Year
The word for e-smoking beat out "bae" and "slacktivism."
New App Shows You What 200 Calories Looks Like
See how dishearteningly small a 200 calorie portion of pie is.
Dr. Besser's Look at Life Inside the Hot Zone
Dr. Richard Besser reports on the growing outbreak from Monrovia, Liberia.
Ways You???re Using Olive Oil Wrong
Fix your olive oil mistakes and learn how to use it correctly.
Healthy Baking Swaps You Need to Try
This isn't your mother's kitchen.
Health Risks of Staying in a Stranger's Home
Bed bugs, allergens and other hazards of staying with strangers.
5 Tricks to Burn More Calories
Tips to avoid the dreaded plateau.
5 Reasons Women Live Longer Than Men
Find out why ladies are so tough.
Meet the Window Washers That Transform Into Superheroes for Sick Kids
This rappelling trio brightens the day for pediatric hospital patients.
Twinless Twins Grieve Together
People whose twin has died have found one another on Facebook.
How Scientists and Doctors Use Baby-Friendly Tricks to Study Infants
The high- and low-tech ways scientists get babies to be happy test subjects.
8 Surprising Effects of Obesity
The extra weight ups the risk of common cancers, a new study found.
Blogs
Cancer Lessons I Learned From a Fictional Teenage Boy
That love scene from "The Fault in Our Stars" is so intense.
Videos
The Truth About the Common Cold
Never mind what you think you know about colds. Dr. Timothy Johnson has the truth.