Ebola, measles, and monkeypox are just a few of the infectious diseases that caused severe outbreaks in 2018. Here's what you need to know.
Women can have heart attack symptoms that are more subtle or "silent" compared to those — like crushing chest pain — that tend to be more common in men.
If you clear your sinuses with a neti pot, always, always, always use sterile water.
It’s the most wonderful — and accident-prone? — time of the year. We want to know about those holiday-related injuries that had you shaking your head.
Hector Hernandez learned that his “beer belly” was actually a massive tumor caused by a rare form of cancer in his abdomen.
The FDA is warning people to avoid Rhino male enhancement supplements, which may contain harmful ingredients and lead to serious health issues.
A common viral infection has caused multiple deaths among young people this year.
No need to skip the turkey this Thanksgiving. Here's how to cook it properly to keep everyone safe and keep salmonella off the menu.
Dozens of kids are sick with chickenpox in a private school with one of the highest religious exemption rates in the state.
The flu and the common cold are nasty respiratory illnesses with some similar symptoms. Here’s how to tell the difference.
Health officials are warning consumers about an ongoing, multistate outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella infections linked to raw turkey, just weeks before Thanksgiving.
Women who choose to give birth without medical assistance have shut down their Facebook group, but the “free birth” community is still thriving online.
Classic White, Yellow, and Confetti cake mixes are being pulled from shelves as the FDA investigates an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
Instant noodles and microwavable soups may be delicious, but new research shows that they also cause serious burns in thousands of children every year.
It’s possible to have an adverse reaction to a flu shot, but it’s rare.
Contrary to false reports, it's perfectly fine to dress your chickens in costumes this Halloween — just don't forget to wash your hands.
The antiviral drug, called Xofluza, can relieve flu symptoms, but it's not meant for everyone. Here's what you need to know.
The actor suggested that women could ask their doctor for an ultrasound to screen for ovarian cancer during regular checkups, which goes against current medical guidelines.
Charlie Hinderliter spent months in the ICU after getting influenza last winter and nearly died. Now, he wants everyone to get their flu shot.
Flea-borne typhus, a bacterial disease that causes fevers and a rash, is reaching epidemic levels in parts of Los Angeles County.