CDC warns of polio-like virus striking U.S. kids

Doctor: 'We need to pay attention to this, because the long-term consequences the children and their parents suffer is immense.'

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

Patient Story

Fighting for her life

A delicate procedure provides new hope for a lung cancer patient.

Cold especially bad? Your nose might be to blame

Could the composition of nasal bacteria and the severity of people's symptoms boil down to genetics?

5 telltale kid coughs

The sound of your child's cough could help you determine if it's something simple—or something more.

With 80,000 flu deaths last season, experts urge vaccination

Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.

We’re all Pig-Pens

We all trail a personal cloud of bacteria, viruses, fungi, plant particles, chemicals and even microscopic animals.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Patient Story

Rare and exceptional

After dozens of surgeries, 18-year-old Jacob Taylor undergoes his most complex one: Surgeons implant custom-designed prosthetic jaw bones.

Daytime drowsiness a sign of Alzheimer’s?

Sleep problems are common in dementia patients, and beta-amyloid accumulation and related brain changes are thought to be part of the issue.

Do you know your ‘body time’?

Easy and accurate assessment of a patient's internal clock could potentially help doctors treat more than just sleep disorders.

New one-dose flu drug shows promise

Study: Baloxavir resolves symptoms as quickly, effectively and safely as current options.