More than 2,400 U.S. children were killed by firearms in 2017, the same year 144 police officers and 1,000 active military personnel died in the line of duty.
Secondhand smoke from fathers-to-be raises a baby’s risk of congenital heart defects by up to 124 percent, even more than when mom smokes during pregnancy.
U.S. states that banned texting while driving have seen a 4 percent decrease in emergency room visits after motor vehicle crashes from 2007 to 2014.
Looking to shed a few pounds? Sound advice from a doctor or other health care provider can really help, as long as it isn't too general.
For those with moderate-to-severe chronic heart failure, treatment options are limited. But a newly approved device may help.
More than a third of the millions of Americans in recovery for drug or alcohol misuse still experience physical health issues, finds a study.
The latest edition of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide includes a “clean 15” list of fruits and veggies, as well as a “dirty dozen” list.
A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality... again.
A study published in the International Journal of Cancer gets more detailed about exactly how hot tea has to be to increase esophageal cancer risk.