The opioid epidemic in Chicago hits black men on the West Side hard. What the data show. And victims and families give their take on the epidemic.
A swallowed capsule with tiny electronics and genetically engineered living cells might be used to spot health problems from inside the gut.
A California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson after a woman claimed she got cancer by using the company’s baby powder.
The report from World Cancer Research Fund links 12 types of cancers to being overweight, including breast and colorectal cancer.
In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools.
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient.
As costs soar and insurance shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates are rushing to offer more help to patients who lack financial counseling.
People who consumed one egg a day carried a lower risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Americans kept up their health insurance last year despite President Donald Trump’s all-out push to dismantle the Obama-era coverage expansion.
Study participants reported discomfort rose consistently for every body part, especially the lower back, hips, thighs, buttocks, knees and ankles.
Having purpose and meaning forestalls loneliness, which takes an emotional and physical toll.
A Pennsylvania teen diagnosed with wet lung is the first case reported in an adolescent as a risk of e-cigarette use.
A new study suggests the key to keeping your heart young is exercising at least two days a week.
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday, targeting health staff, contacts of the sick and contacts of the contacts.
Today, pushing back from push-ups — by wearing an unstructured bra or no bra at all — is a personal triumph, a choice to be comfortable and trendy.