Studying anxiety disorders in dogs may ultimately help scientists come up with better therapies and medications to treat OCD and related conditions in people.
A new analysis finds that lower-than-recommended breastfeeding rates among U.S. mothers “may cause as many as 5,000 cases of breast cancer, nearly 54,000 cases of hypertension, and almost 14,000 heart attacks each year.”
A new, attention-grabbing study bolsters the evidence that sunscreen should be a critical part of everyone’s daily health regimen.
According to media reports, a number of horrific health-related disasters occurred at NHS hospitals over the last couple of years, prompting authorities to pursue widespread reform.
The Mass. Hospital Association says the fees to access a new database full of information on patient medical claims and other data is too steep.
A new study finds that a common surgical procedure used to treat women with vaginal prolapse fails 1 out of 3 times.
Kids should have at least 60 minutes a day of vigorous, moderate intensity physical activity — half of which should get done during school hours, according to a new Institute of Medicine report.
A national health advocate says the nation’s leading newspaper did a poor job covering a recent high-profile report on sodium intake.
According to new national health survey on five key health behaviors among U.S. adults, there are several bright spots, among them: the number of physically inactive people has declined. On the other hand, obesity is up.
The Incidental Economist reports that new money that was supposed to be spent on inspections of compounding pharmacies is cut in the latest budget proposal.