Healthy Living Topics
Some studies have associated certain types of birth control with a potentially increased risk of autoimmune disease development. But how much of a risk is it really? Here's what you need to know.
Even the most solitude-loving people get lonely sometimes. Here’s how to fight it.
We’re going on Week 22 of flu season, and no, it’s not necessarily too late to get your shot. Here’s what you should know.
Widespread assumptions about Zzzs could be seriously endangering your health, due to conditions like sleep apnea. Thankfully, a new study is busting common myths.
Hand hygiene is key, especially in hospitals where health care-related infections can be fatal. Yet new research finds that health care workers may not be doing everything they can to protect us.
Hangovers are the same whether you drink beer before wine or the other way around, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
The more exposure older adults had to artificial outdoor light at night — even from inside their homes — the worse their insomnia became.
Chronic kidney used to be rare among young adults, but in recent years, the probability of death from chronic kidney disease has gone up almost 26.8 percent.
Researchers found most hospital-acquired infections originate from patients’ own bodies, often from their large intestines, home to hundreds of different bacterial strains.
A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.