A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among teens.
Figures from a U.S. government survey released Friday show some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid addiction crisis with fewer people in 2017 using heroin for the first time compared to the previous year.
Millions of Americans are turning to essential oils in an effort to minimize the number of chemicals in their lives. People use these plant extracts as a replacement for many synthetic medications, for home health care and to clean their homes naturally.
People lucky enough to receive a kidney or part of a liver from a living donor not only cut years off their wait for a transplant, but those organs also tend to survive longer.
The CDC reports a "steep and sustainable" increase in sexually transmitted diseases, asking President Trump to declare a public health crisis, while Franklin Graham calls it a spiritual one.
For the first time, a drug has been shown to help people lose weight and keep it off for several years without raising their risk for heart problems - a safety milestone that may encourage wider use to help curb the obesity epidemic.
Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don’t outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds.
It's not just athletes and actors who can rake in the big bucks these days, now being a professional video game player can bring in millions of dollars.
A new study reveals just how important blood pressure is to preventing Alzheimer's and dementia.
Plastic surgeons are becoming increasingly concerned by teenagers who are seeking to achieve a “perfect” face, much like the one they can attain through airbrushed Snapchat filters.