Researchers claim in a new review published in the New England Journal of Medicine that tripling cigarette taxes worldwide would save 200 million lives.
Across the globe, vastly different cultures, and language barriers – humans feel nearly the exact same physical responses to emotion.
Older adults with memory issues and a history of concussions are more likely to have a buildup of Alzheimer’s-prone plaques in the brain.
Men with higher levels of testosterone are more likely to have very little, or no response to flu vaccines and other defenses against influenza and other infectious diseases.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a voluntary recall for an isolated HPV vaccine that it says contained tiny glass particles as a result of a breakage during the manufacturing process.
A team of scientists recently discovered a way to send encoded text messages through evaporated vodka.
U.S. health officials have issued a travel advisory for the Caribbean island of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne disease.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta attribute approximately 3,400 lung cancer deaths every year to secondhand smoke. A new study suggests that CDC researchers may be mistaken, however.
Health experts offer their thoughts on the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity,” and discuss whether or not complications arising from excess weight are a matter of “if” or “when.”
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that the number of abortions is on the decline nationwide.