Your gut microbe undergoes significant changes when you quit smoking—and that's probably a good thing, researchers say.
More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.
Vietnam veteran Patrick Wilson, a former smoker, underwent surgery for lung cancer—only to learn he had an enlarged aorta, too.
Governments take action and health officials sound the alarm about a vaping epidemic among youth.
Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.
Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
An active lifestyle is a surefire way to help maintain a clear, healthy mind well into your later years.
Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.
Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.
Research shows that smoking can damage perception of color and contrast, with heavy smokers suffering the most severe deficits.