A drug called colostin used to be our last line of defense. But researchers have found bacteria in China that's colistin-resistant, and they're certain it will spread.
You'll be fine if you don't have celiac disease, but did you know some people have "silent" celiac disease, and it can chip away at their health for years?
Critics see the Chemical Castration for Sex Offenders Act as a showy reaction to rape statistics.
Scientists have created a modified version of herpes that can infiltrate melanoma and kill it dead.
The scandal briefly gripped Brazil two years ago, uniting two of the country's most serious injustices: unequal access to healthcare and legal help. But hundreds of families are still waiting for answers.
After a couple bad experiences with trace amounts of peanuts, I was sent into a spiral of anxiety and fear that took me months to recover from.
A post accusing a woman of summoning a ghost that eats its victims from the inside out racked up three million views.
Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?
More than chemotherapy or the will it takes to survive treatment, the most commonly shared experience among cancer patients is the financial impact of dealing with the disease.
Turns out black kids are five times less likely to opioids when being treated for acute appendicitis.
The late Dr. Sacks's book Migraine was a lifeline when, alone and suffering at 15, I thought my life was over.
When my childhood best friend was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, she was 26 years old, beautiful, and athletic—and there was no tell-tale "lump."
Sneakerheads are spending thousands of dollars for the Boosts, so why not just hand over a kidney to cop a pair?
This week the US FDA approved Flibanserin, a drug to increase sexual desire in women. But despite the hype, it sounds like another sexual disappointment.
An ALS researcher is grateful for your money.
A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but pot will help to mend them.
I saw a wolf sitting in the black field of my mind, but I still hate myself.
It's just the latest piece of evidence that medical marijuana can be legalized without the nation's high schools getting hotboxed 24/7.
"I never felt disabled enough and I never felt able-bodied enough, so it gave me a total complex."
After a large-scale disaster, one of the priorities is to identify the corpses, a task that often falls to a disaster-victim-identification expert.
Aside from infecting myself with a deadly disease, I was open to everything.
We spoke to two British vets about the stuff they have to deal with on a day-to-day basis.
We spoke with war poet Frederick Foote, a neurologist who's making poetry a required course of treatment in military hospitals.