Roosevelt went to Brazil four years after leaving the White House to explore the newly discovered “River of Doubt” with a group of naturalists and adventurers.
An organization that helps Philly residents age in place provides an extra set of eyes and ears at medical appointments.
To age well, start now, no matter how old - or young - you are. That's the firm advice from a group of experts in medicine, nutrition and wellness.
Q: What do the numbers in a blood pressure reading mean?
A: Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is known as “the silent killer” because...
According to Daniel Morrissy, DO, a sports medicine physician at Einstein, the detraining effect can kick in within the first 48 hours.
Monday's free "Scientific Malarkey" panel, one of more than 80 events in the nine-day Philadelphia Science Festival, looks at this and other examples of debunked science. The festival runs through next Saturday, April 29.
A conscientious mom thought she was doing all the right things for her baby. Then she looked more closely at food the labels. Researchers are finding too much sugar even in breast milk.
The most common bug last year was campylobacter (kam-pih-loh-BAK'-tur).
Laws in more than half the states are likely to prevent nurses from writing prescriptions for the anti-addiction medication in rural areas that need it most.
Those with no insurance or a lengthy gap may be required to pay what the federal government calls a “shared responsibility payment.”
Scientists tested a thousand-year-old remedy for eye infection and found it does indeed kill bacteria. Now a Penn researcher is analyzing hundreds of medieval medicines.
The FDA is requiring makers of prescription versions codeine and tramadol to change the products' labels to warn against giving them to children under age 12.
If the same resolution is resurrected and repeated year after year, this tells us one thing: Our intentions are persistent, but we aren’t so great at executing. Follow this guide to cultivate healthy habits that last a lifetime.
The annual assessment considers more than 130 measures including public school hazard planning, flu vaccination rates, how well food and water safety are monitored, and 911 wireless capability.
NEW YORK (AP) - What happened in the 1951 case of Henrietta Lacks, and could it happen again today?