USC scientists will study possible links between pollution from busy roadways and obesity. Temple University researchers have found kids who sleep more eat less.
Three years after bariatic surgery, most people experienced health improvements. Yet some people benefited much more than others.
Many health plans being offered on the New York State insurance marketplace do not include some of New York City's biggest hospitals in their networks.
People began lining up early Thursday for free medical, dental and vision care as part of an annual event that will last through the weekend.
They join a growing list of hospitals across the country to promote exclusive breastfeeding by ending the formula freebies for new mothers.
A review published Wednesday that tries to nail down how Internet forums and other online venues influence young people's risk of suicide and self-harm.
Despite a decade of increasing awareness of the seriousness of concussions, a new report shows young athletes still face a "culture of resistance" to reporting the injury.
In August, Covered California projected that it would have 16,000 enrollment counselors ready by the end of the year. So far, there are only about 600.
Older people who are active every day appear to lower their risk of heart disease and death by almost a third, and they don't even have to break a sweat.
The American Association of Pediatrics has released new guidelines on children's use of electronic devices. The limits may surprise you.
Researchers are still learning about the effects of touch-screens on kids. But, scientists say that certain kinds of screen time can help youngsters learn.
Public health experts say obesity-related disorders like diabetes, hypertension and joint disease can strike Asian-Americans at lower weight levels.
Many teenagers shun milk and reach for the energy drinks. That doesn't bode well for their bones, since most of the adult skeleton is built between ages 9 and 14.
New data suggest that even modest increases in blood sugar, among people in their 50s, 60s and 70s, can have a negative influence on memory.
The state fines nine California hospitals a total of $775,000 for failing to ensure the health and safety of patients. Two violations led to patient deaths.
The highly-touted but troubled doctor search feature on the state-run marketplace is once again up and running - sort of. More fixes are needed.