Eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement can reduce your risk of a heart attack, according to a pair of Harvard-led clinical trials.
Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog around the block. Carry out the trash.
If the last flu season is any indication, you need to take steps now to protect yourself against infection, an infectious diseases expert warns.
Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.
A newborn can bring a sense of fulfillment to your life … and an equal amount of stress over everything from baby's health to your own parenting skills.
If it seems like everyone you know is trying yoga or meditation, you might be right. A new government survey shows that the number of Americans practicing the "mindfulness" techniques has surged in the past few years.
As stigmas surrounding mental health issues have eased, more U.S. college students are seeking help for emotional problems, a new study finds.
Driving under the influence and distracted driving are well-known hazards, but few people think twice about getting behind the wheel when feeling drowsy, a sleep expert warns.
It may be possible to use a blood test to diagnose and manage athletes' concussions, but the results could vary by race and gender, researchers report.
When people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) choose their own treatment -- be it medication or counseling -- they respond better, a new study finds.
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