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People who slept more had an increased risk for cardiovascular events and premature death.
As a scholar and government researcher, he did field work in remote spots, finding indigenous remedies, trying them himself and pouring them into books.
Pond snails can overcome warnings from their senses about what to eat if they get hungry enough. Sound familiar?
After my husband suffered a traumatic brain injury while deployed in Afghanistan, our family was never the same.
Wearing the shoes makes runners more efficient than wearing other shoes, although not for the reasons many runners might expect.
When a Michigan woman was told to raise $10,000 for a heart transplant, outrage spread on social media. But experts say wallet biopsies are common.
Weight training might not just improve your physique it might help build a healthier heart, too.
After my diagnosis, I silently held out hope that it had all been a big mistake.
Psychiatric advance directives allow patients with serious mental illness to specify the treatment they want if they become too sick to say so.
An ephemeral organ, long dismissed merely as afterbirth, increasingly is viewed as critical to understanding the health and course of pregnancy.
In Minneapolis-St. Paul, the nation's healthiest urban region, almost everyone lives within a 10-minute walk of a good public park. Shouldn't we all?
It can survive on surfaces for days, is tricky to kill, and is the source of most stomach bugs in America. It's norovirus, and we're headed into prime season. Here's how to beat it.
African-Americans are less likely than whites to get the newest stroke-preventing medicines for atrial fibrillation, a new study found.
Frequent disruptions are more than just annoying for patients. They can also cause harm.
Small children are especially vulnerable to dehydration, and it's not only stomach bugs that are a problem. Upper respiratory infections can make it difficult for them to drink.
Covering the tragic escalation of an epidemic
The movement is called Escape the Corset. Plus: Jameela Jamil's social media campaign against those weight loss teas and remembering Harvey Milk.
Texas has 70 free-standing birthing centers; New York has three. In the city, where Mount Sinai West's birthing center will soon close, money is one big factor.
A deficiency of B12, if left untreated, can lead to irreversible neurological problems.