Findings suggest that those who are slightly overweight may have lower mortality.
A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association published Wednesday looked at cancer incidence data from 1976 through 2009 and found a trend toward increasing advanced breast cancer in patients ages 25 through 39.
The benefits of cataract surgery also result in fewer hip fractures in the elderly.
CHICAGO - Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids' weight?
Carrie Welter spent her life compensating for her hearing loss by reading lips and wearing hearing aides. But the hearing loss worsened to the point where she became reclusive.
A new Mayo Clinic study found a comprehensive smoking ban cut the rate of heart attacks by 45 percent and cut in half the number of people who suddenly dropped dead of heart disease.
Supersized pro football players are prone to high blood pressure but fare better on some other health measures than more average-size men, new NFL-sponsored research shows.
HEALTH: Nineteen states have enacted or proposed cuts in their Medicaid or State Children's Health Insurance Program budgets for the current budget year or for 2010, according to Families USA.
The first comprehensive assessment of a drug-resistant bacteria in the United States found a much higher number of infections and deaths than expected.
Who hasn't gone to college with the idealistic self-promise to come out and make a difference in the world?