As children and teens gear up for another year of studies, parents should be aware of often overlooked obstacles that may hinder academic success: vision problems.
Summer fun is almost over for millions American students.
She stands on the brink of writing another chapter in tennis history, but Serena Williams has other things on her mind just now.
You want the best for your kids. As role models, parents and caregivers play a vital role in children’s health -- teaching kids about healthful foods and making sure they get enough daily physical activity.
Women who have lost their sex drive will have a little pink pill to help them come October. On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved flibanserin, which will be sold as Addyi, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction ...
Lisa Consiglio-Ryan takes the guesswork out of eating healthier and cleansing the body.
As a mother of five-year old triplets I’m starting to see exactly how children learn healthy habits.
Here's the fascinating research we're watching from around the world.
You might want to stand up for this. A growing amount of research suggests that just standing -- even if you don't walk around -- can have health benefits.
When you meet Derrick Coleman, Jr., the first word that comes to mind is "genuine."
The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative, and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation.
National Health Interview Survey data from 2007 to 2010 revealed that nearly eight percent of people over the age of 12 reported experiencing depression.
Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others and even taking their own lives, points to a growing trend with often tragic results.
As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched.
Nothing says summer like flip-flops, bathing suits, ice-cream cones and concerts in the park.