This winter was one of the warmest on record, and lingering summer heat could add weeks of outdoor activity to animals that carry ticks, which thrive in hot, humid conditions.
Nearly two-thirds of WebMD readers who answered the poll questions say doctors and other health care professionals should be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
A new Gallup poll reveals many Americans remain in jobs they'd rather leave -- simply because they don't want to lose their health insurance.
No matter where you are on the gender spectrum you could need birth control, especially if there’s a chance you could get pregnant and you’re not trying to. Learn about the types of birth control available and what might be best for you.
Learn what people who are HIV-positive want you to know about the realities of living with the virus.
Research shows when access to affordable birth control increased rates of pregnancies and abortions also dropped.
Three-quarters of parents don’t plan to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19 when the FDA gives the go-ahead for younger children, according to a new survey.
A new study suggests a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, olive oil and fish may protect the brain from plaque buildup and shrinkage.
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The guidelines outline all the requirements and recommendations for cruise ship operators to begin simulated voyages with volunteer passengers before they can restart restricted passenger services, the CDC said.
The move to immunize U.S. teenagers has spurred an ethical debate among medical professionals: Should those doses set for American teens go abroad instead?
A new clinical trial finds the weight-loss drug Saxenda helps keep extra pounds off, but combining it with exercise brings a bigger payoff.
Survey participants had also witnessed community violence an average of more than 10 times during their lifetimes.
An HIV diagnosis will change your life. It brings with it both physical symptoms and emotional stress. But there are things you can do to take charge of your condition, manage your symptoms, and thrive.
WebMD explains what an addictive personality is and whether you might have one.
Are there any treatments that give you a bigger penis? Learn more about penis pumps, penis exercise, penis surgery, and other techniques that promise to enhance size.
More teens are self-reporting sports-related concussions, yet visits to the ER for these traumatic head injuries fell between 2012 and 2018.
Many people worry that taking narcotic painkillers will lead to addiction. There are usually warning signs along the way, like the ones listed here.
For the study, researchers analyzed data on more than 15,000 faculty in surgery departments across the United States between 2013 and 2019.
Tired of taking birth control pills? There are lots of other contraception choices that need less action on your part and that you can stop at any time.