After a lifetime of assuming I would never excel in a sport, my body is proving me wrong.
People are being advised to toss out the Perdue gluten-free nuggets after some consumers ended up chewing on bits of wood.
It turns out that injecting yourself with your own semen is not a good cure for anything.
Older people who moved around more — as registered by a fitness tracker — were less likely to develop dementia than other people their age.
Air pollution, humanitarian crises, and people who refuse to vaccinate are a few of the WHO's top threats to global human health in 2019.
Sometimes exercise — whether it's walking, running, dance, hiking, or any other type of activity — can save your life.
“It’s not your father’s drug market,” said one expert. “We have a synthetic drug crisis caused by stronger and more potent drugs.”
“Had this been banned when it should have been banned, my son would still be here,” Lauren Atkins told BuzzFeed News.
The cadavers my medical classmates and I have learned to dissect remind us of the debt we owe to everyone who places their body in our hands.
Police responding to the scene administered naloxone, a narcotic overdose treatment.
Here’s a health trend we can get behind: exercise that also leads to a cleaner environment and community.
Thinking about going on a liquid diet or cleanse for weight loss? Here's what the experts think.
It’s not too late to get a flu shot if you haven’t already been vaccinated.
You can call it a graphite tattoo, and just like a tattoo, there are ways you can remove or get rid of a pencil stab mark.
A new analysis shows that Washington, DC, had the lowest total fertility rate in the US in 2017, and South Dakota had the highest.
PFAS “forever chemicals” are found in many consumer products, including nonstick cookware, carpets, and easy-glide floss.
We asked Juul users about addiction, nicotine withdrawal, and what it's like to try to quit using the trendy e-cigarette for good.
The patient, who was bitten by a puppy while on a yoga retreat in India, is only the 24th rabies-related death in the US in the past decade.
I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected.
Could giving up alcohol for a month make your whole 2019 better?
I follow Yoga With Adriene on YouTube, and it’s helped me make peace with my body, both in sickness and in health.
This magazine's body issue is an ode to body positivity and features people who have survived sexual assault, breast cancer, eating disorders, and more. Nudity ahead.
New year, new chance to just say no to diet culture, including phrases that can be harmful to people's sense of self-worth.
We asked people to share what they did to feel more comfortable in their own skin.
A lot of things in 2018 were terrible. These inspiring health-related stories are not.
Just another year of climate change, sexual harassment, scientific fraud, and nuclear radiation!
Thousands of patients are being urged to get tested after the surgery center was found to have unsanitary conditions.
For decades, companies worked to cast doubt on whether sugar harms — until Cristin Kearns started digging up the dirt.
“If one were to devise an experimental set of circumstances which would test the integrity of an individual’s mood control, one would invent the year-end holiday season.”
The FDA is warning parents and caregivers that baby teething jewelry can be dangerous, posing a risk of choking and strangulation.