Bragging rights have always been based on how much weight you can lift. But how well can you lower a weight?
Doctors trying to be empathetic to their patients' complaints may tend to overprescribe opioid painkillers.
The AHA's statement reviewed the most recent findings on the effects of dietary saturated fat and its replacement by other types of fats and carbohydrates on cardiovascular disease.
Doctors say it can treat intense pain, but patients should stay on the drug for shortest time possible
As the CBS3 meteorologist discovered the hard way this past weekend, pregnancy and childbirth put even healthy women at increased risk of dangerous blood clots.
Because insulin is so expensive, some people take less than their prescribed dose, which may lead to preventable, very expensive complications such as kidney failure, blindness, amputation, or heart attacks.
N.J. bayshore town serves as an example of how rising seas are playing out in smaller communities with little resources to spend millions replenishing beaches and replacing aging infrastructure.
A medical safety expert is called in to figure out what caused serious - and baffling - internal perforations in a man who had the cosmetic fat-removing procedure.
Q. How would Medicare coverage change under the Republicans' health care bill? Would the annual free wellness exams be eliminated?
A Philly-area pediatrician shares tips to keep children healthy on trips around the world, or just to Grandma's house.
Researchers used questionnaires to determine each person's spud-eating habits and then used the data to trace links between potato consumption and mortality.
As GOP spending cuts make their way through Congress, a busy doctor looks at his day's schedule and thinks how each of his patients and their families might be affected.
Hummingbirds lay eggs shaped like Tic Tac mints. Sandpiper eggs come to peaks, in the manner of teardrops. Owls plop out tight spheres not unlike ping-pong balls.
Insurance coverage will be lost, some hospitals may be in trouble, and "hundreds of thousands of jobs" will disappear, they said.
Our society's response to this epidemic will be our legacy. Opiates already are killing more of our neighbors than died at the height of the HIV epidemic in the 90s.