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Bug Spray Hacks: Avoid the Summer Bite
Avoid pests this summer with these handy tips.
Everything You Need to Know About Foreign Accent Syndrome
How you can wake up with a different accent.
Teen Dies After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba
There are up to eight such infections in the U.S. each year, nearly all fatal.
Zika Forces Tough Choices on Couples Seeking Fertility Treatment
Couples traveling to endemic areas are taking steps to address Zika virus risks.
Prince's Death Highlights Dangers of Painkiller Fentanyl
Fentanyl, an opioid, is 30 to 50 times more powerful than heroin.
Doctors' Hand Hygiene Plummets Unless They're Monitored, Study Finds
Without supervision, doctors' hand-cleaning compliance plummets, study finds
Zika Test Took Weeks for Results, Infected Washington Teen Says
Washington teen said she tested positive for the virus after trip to Haiti.
Tasmanian Devil Gets Pacemaker to Fix Loony Heart
A Tasmanian devil named "Nick" underwent surgery to fix his heart.
Amputee Moves 'Fingers,' Thanks to Innovative Prosthesis
Surgeons devised an operation to give an amputee more dexterity.
Mom of NJ Baby With Microcephaly Speaks About Zika Infection
Mom in possible Zika-related case says her original doctor said she'd be "fine."
Researchers Use Google to Find Chickenpox Seasons
The virus has been found to peak during the spring.
Health Experts Want Rio Olympics Moved Over Zika Fears
The group also claims the WHO has a conflict of interest.
FDA Approves Implant to Fight Opioid Addiction
An implantable medication can treat opioid addicts for six months at a time.
High Risk for Breast Cancer May Be Normalized With Healthy Living, Study Finds
Researchers examined if lifestyle choice could change cancer risk in some women.
Just 5% of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Understand Prognosis
Small study looked at cancer patients' understanding of their disease.
Healthy Lifestyle May Prevent Some Deaths From Most Common Cancer, Study Finds
Not smoking and staying active can help reduce cancer risk.
Australian Olympic Team to Combat Zika With Anti-Viral Condoms
The condoms are treated with anti-viral gel.
Microbiome Research Just Got a Mega Infusion of Cash
Government and other groups pledge over $500 million to the cause.
Reading on a Screen Rather Than Paper May Affect What You Learn
Those who read on paper rather than digitally may grasp "big picture" better.
FDA Re-Evaluates Labels for 'Healthy,' 'Natural' Foods
Consumer Reports' survey says many shoppers look for the "natural" label.
Illness Sweeps Canada Evacuation Center After Wildfire
Close quarters can create breeding ground for infectious diseases.
Safe Space for Opioid Addicts Reveals Changing Views
More health officials are working on "middle ground" to save addicts.
'Biggest Loser' Winner Said Regaining Weight Felt 'Shameful'
Danny Cahill talked about the difficulty of keeping the weight off.
Extreme Weight Loss Linked to Slower Metabolism, Study Finds
Study could explain why it's so hard to keep the weight off.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli May Face Additional Fraud Charges
The former pharmaceutical executive faces charges on securities and wire fraud.
Playground Traumatic Brain Injuries on the Rise, Study Says
Children between the ages of 5 and 9 had the highest injury rate.
'Air Rage' Linked to First-Class Cabin, Study Finds
In-flight tensions can run high on flights with a first-class section.
Harvard Mumps Outbreak Jumps to 41; Second Outbreak Reported in Connecticut
College students are particularly at risk, experts say.
Spike in Cost of Certain Oral Cancer Drugs Puts Squeeze on Patients
Prices have gone up multiple-fold for some drugs, a study found.
Beating Heart Cells Created From Human Skin Cells
Human cells grown in mice were used in the study.
Teen Pregnancy Rates Hit Historic Lows
Teen pregnancy rate is down more than 40 percent in last decade, CDC says.
Health Care Employees Bear Brunt of Workplace Assaults
"It has always just been considered part of the job," one expert complains.
Teen Injured in Uber-Driver Shooting a 'Warrior Princess'
Abigail Kopf, 14, was critically injured in the Kalamazoo shooting.
US Suicide Rate up 24 Percent Over 15 Years, CDC Finds
CDC report found suicide rates have been rising every year.
Aunt Starts Kidney Chain to Save Niece's Life
All six donors and recipients met for the first time today.
Cells Appear to Age Faster in People With HIV, Study Finds
Scientists look at how long-term HIV infection may affect cell structure.
Lesbian Couple Files Suit Over North Carolina 'Anti-LGBT' Law
Fertility clinic allegedly denied to see them because they were same-sex couple.
Life Expectancy Drops for White Women, CDC Says
Overall life expectancy for women remained at 81.2 years.
GMO Mosquito Study in Florida Sparks Eco Debate
Company says the mosquitoes could be used to help halt spread of Zika virus.
Los Angeles Among Worst US Cities for Air Pollution
Find out the U.S. cities with worst levels of air pollution.
Doctors Use 3-D Models, Special Balloons to Separate Conjoined Sisters
Texas girls are still recovering from Tuesday's surgery.
Ontario Providing Nearly $2 Million to Help First Nation With Suicide Crisis
Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency over suicide attempts.
Virtual Reality View of Surgery Live-Streamed Worldwide
UK Doctors used VR technology during a surgery to show the operation.
Florida Woman Allergic to Own Sweat, Tears
Julie Reid has been documenting her ordeal with the rare condition.
Major Changes Recommended at Jail Where Sandra Bland Died
A committee called for better screening for medical and mental health issues.
The 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure
Strawberries, peaches and apples all made the list by environmental group.
Why Ex-Facebook President Is Betting $250M on This Cancer Treatment
Immunotherapy treatments have been hailed as a major cancer breakthrough.
Conjoined Infant Twins Separated in Long Surgery
Girls were born connected at the waist.
DEA Marijuana Reclassification Could Affect Medical Uses
Marijuana is currently in the same class of drugs as heroin, LSD.
Mom Who Delayed Cancer Treatments While Pregnant Gives Birth
Kim Valliancourt was diagnosed with a brain tumor.