A new study has found an association between frequent drinking of diet sodas and an increased risk of both stroke and dementia.
The technique coaches new mothers to develop physical and emotional bonds with their babies.
A recent study concluded that exercising, in most cases, is good for mothers and their babies. But is there such a thing as too much?
The EPA is considering updating the Lead and Copper Rule. But some experts fear proposed changes could weaken protections for public health.
Nick Roberts, a recovering addict from West Virginia, talks about how he got sober and what he thinks might help others kick their deadly habits.
There have also been recent cases of measles in Nebraska, Michigan and Texas. Experts say it could be a bad year for measles globally.
Dr. Caleb Alexander, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness, discusses what can be done to solve the United States' worsening opioid epidemic.
Federal data show the suicide rate among veterans has risen over the last decade. In response, the VA has opened 24-hour call centers in upstate New York and Atlanta.
We discuss different types of sleep, how much we should get, why we dream and more with the founder of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine.
Anyone can run a marathon, but beginning runners should take it slowly — injuries are common among novices and experts alike.
Many Californians are rallying around the idea of a single-payer health system, similar to those in Canada and parts of Europe.
During the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, soldiers were prescribed opium to deal with the pain of their wounds.
The reason why levels are over the EPA limit in Pittsburgh is still unclear, but most observers agree the change to cheaper and less effective chemicals to protect the water from lead played a role.
Each year, thousands of Americans join organ donor lists hoping to get a replacement liver or kidney. e-Genesis is now working to create designer pigs that could grow organs for human bodies.
The facilities create safe sites for addicts to consume or inject drugs, and aim to connect people dealing with addiction to treatment services.
Curt Nickisch of Harvard Business Review joins us to talk about some of the challenges holding back the generic drug business.
Republicans are once again trying to come to a consensus on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
Traditional doctors worry that there isn’t enough hard science behind the claims that alternative services really help patients manage pain.
Some design firms are focusing solely on creating housing for older people who may have health issues like vision or memory problems.
New research shows that post-traumatic stress disorder among veterans can lead to increased appreciation of life and enhanced inner strength.