It may sound paradoxical, but people in wealthier, developed nations die of preventable, chronic diseases. Which are the biggest killers?
Air conditioning makes living indoors much more comfortable, but is it making you sick?
Belgium ruled that a woman with depression qualified for euthanasia, yet the practice is controversial. Should people have the right to die?
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
You might have read reports about so called "measles parties," in which parents purposely send healthy children off to parties with measles-infected kids. It turns out the parties aren't a thing, according to health officials.
A husband and wife are sick with avian flu after returning from China.
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
Sleep probably gets less credit than it should for battling illness since much of its work is under cover.
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