While analysts believe the chance of a nuclear attack by Russia is fairly low, President Vladimir Putin’s vow to use “all the means at our disposal” is putting officials on high alert.
The discovery is prompting health advisories in parts of the country where hunting and fishing are ways of life and key pieces of the economy.
Pumpkin might be fall's favorite fruit, but it's also packed with vitamins and minerals that can help improve your health.
Doctors say untreated mental illness is more dangerous for a developing fetus than the medications used to treat it.
In November, Maryland voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana.
Breaks of 10 minutes or less reduced fatigue and helped employees take on their tasks with more vigor, according to the study published in the journal PLOS One.
Children in D.C. who can't return to school because they are noncompliant with the District's school vaccination policy can visit one of five childhood vaccine clinics opening Monday.
Sunday afternoon, during October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a fashion show in Northern Virginia helped raise money to fund research and support programs related to the disease.
The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected.
A new study suggests a connection between pregnant women's use of acetaminophen and young children's behavioral issues.
A much-debated drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease won U.S. approval on Thursday from the Food and Drug Administration.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says a head lice diagnosis is neither a health hazard nor a sign of poor hygiene, and children should not miss school because of it.
The company is already seeking an accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the agency is expected to decide by early next year.
Researchers said pumping iron should be combined with aerobics to get the best results.
Infections rates for some STDs, including gonorrhea and syphilis, have been rising for years. But recently released statistics show that last year the rate of infectious syphilis cases reached its highest since 1991.
Loneliness may make our biological clock tick faster.
Communities across the country are joining the People's Garden movement as a way to empower themselves to participate in local food production.
What would you give up to proactively improve your health? Many Americans with a preventative wellness routine said they’d be willing to slow down their social lives to pay for it.
Elementary-aged children already received smaller doses of Pfizer’s original COVID-19 vaccine, a third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older.
How can individuals keep their brains sharp as they age? Newly-published research emphasizes the old saying, “use it or lose it.”