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The most effective way to reduce gun violence without significantly curtailing Second Amendment rights is to treat the problem as a public health issue, like smoking or drunken driving, a new study finds.
The Asian imports that gave us Red Bull, Monster and Rockstar.
A. O. Fox in Oneonta, N.Y., was still trying to figure out on Wednesday how its charges came to be so seriously underreported to the state.
The city’s Board of Health voted in favor of a mandatory vaccine for children under age 6.
The move was a major shift that could have far-reaching implications for industrial farming and human health.
Exercise can be as effective as many frequently prescribed drugs in treating some of the leading killers, including heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests.
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Psychiatrists are less likely than doctors in other specialties to accept insurance, researchers have found, complicating the push to increase access to mental health care.
Few athletes face the physical demands of a professional ballet dancer. We spoke to Robert Fairchild, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, about his exercise routine.
The choices offered by the Affordable Care Act are leading some small companies, which don’t have to offer health benefits, to drop their employee plans.
A large review of studies has found that vitamin D supplements have little or no benefit beyond the low levels required for bone health.
Some obese people have normal cholesterol, glucose levels and blood pressure, but a new study suggests obesity by itself increases the risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and death.
Moderation is advised while exercising for health and improved life expectancy.
Sheila Heen, an expert in negotiation and difficult conversations, discusses family members who have cut off contact, and strategies to help repair the rift.
A push to protect women from rape and help them deliver babies in the aftermath of a typhoon in the Philippines remains troubled and inadequate, the United Nations and international aid groups said.
Obstetrician-gynecologists are barred in most cases from treating men, even at times when many experts say they could be of help.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered GE Capital Retail Bank to repay customers who were victims of deceptive credit-card tactics.
A study finds that prolonged use of the drugs can lead to anemia, neurological problems or dementia.
Evidence for the health benefits of nuts has been accumulating since the early 1990s, and frequent consumption has been linked to a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
Under pressure to be productive, how much health advice can a physician produce while still providing quality?