Most favor certain health-promoting changes, such as correcting inherited diseases that would affect newborns. But crafting luminous pets would be taking the science too far, a majority of respondents...
Medicare is essential, but not simple. Let's figure it out together.
A new survey found a fifth of college students knew someone who was addicted to painkillers or heroin, and a third knew someone who had overdosed. They are friends, family members and caregivers to those suffering from opioid use disorder, and facing unique challenges in that role.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. health officials have approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication.
At age 22, this Philadelphia native was about to play in the last game of a stellar Syracuse University football career. Then came the diagnosis that changed everything. Saturday, he's back in a bigger stadium in service of a bigger cause, fighting rare disease.
Even young women, especially those who've had a baby, can face problems with leaking. But doctors say no one should just accept incontinence, since there are good treatments.
In a famous study, identical siblings were separated at birth. A new movie asks how much their adoptive families shaped their development.
A study of more than 13,000 adolescents and young adults with a history of paternal incarceration published in this month's Pediatrics journal, powerfully demonstrates the effects of having an incarcerated mother or father.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves.
African elephants die from cancer at a third the rate of people - that's despite weighing up to a hundred times more and living well into their 70s. Trillions more long-lived cells should equal more chances for tumors, yet somehow these pachyderms are protected.
Neighbors have wanted a crackdown on the high volume of visitors to the once-hidden spot in Wissahickon Valley Park.
If you would like teens to not get pregnant, not get someone else pregnant, and not get a sexually transmitted infection, the education they need may not be happening in the classroom. Here's a closer look at what type of education they need to help prevent these outcomes.
How much research is enough to make an innovative medical practice standard? That's the question now that drugs can wipe out hepatitis C infection in transplant patients who accept organs infected with the dangerous virus.