New research suggests the number of excess deaths may be triple that of official estimates.
The House of Representatives has voted to renew the Violence Against Women Act, a lapsed law designed to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault.
The TSA extended the requirement for airline and public transportation passengers to wear masks at least until April 18.
The recent theft of donated human heads raises the question of how non-transplant tissue donations works.
Apple’s new iOS 15.4 update will allow people who are wearing face masks to unlock their iPhones with Face ID, starting sometime next week.
The World Health Organization reports leading health concerns and dismisses fears that refugees are likely to spread infectious diseases across Europe.
Early testing shows hugging a mechanized pillow helps reduce stress and anxiety as effectively as guided meditation.
Scientists saw detectable changes in the brains of people who had one or two drinks each day, calling into question current national guidelines on safe alcohol consumption.
So- called bigorexia -- or extreme gym time, excessive focus on protein diets, and intense muscle-building goals -- has hit new and concerning levels.
A maternity hospital in the Ukraine port city of Mariupol was heavily damaged by a Russian airstrike on Wednesday, leaving at least 17 people injured or wounded.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the release of 2 billion genetically altered mosquitoes in Florida and California, the company that created the genetically modified mosquitoes said.
David Bennett Sr., who had terminal heart disease and became the first person to receive a genetically modified pig heart, lived for 2 months following the transplant.
The program designed to keep Chinese researchers from obtaining U.S. national security secrets was chilling critical research and targeting Asian professors, critics say.
Experts say mandibular advancement devices (MADs) have been shown to work as well as CPAP for many patients with sleep apnea.
Experts warn against the feeling that if you have not had it, you are unlikely to get it. Genetic factors are emerging that may help predict who may be at highest risk for infection and severe disease.
School mask mandates helped to protect children and teachers from the coronavirus last fall, according to a new study released by the CDC.
End-of-life doulas, or “death doulas,” help people nearing death prepare emotionally and spiritually.
Loneliness, isolation and fears about contracting COVID-19 have turned life upside down for people with disabilities.
Early diagnosis and care can often stop the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans.
A small study suggests a pair of special headphones plus a free app might help kids with hearing difficulty due to "glue ear," a condition where thick fluid builds up in the middle ear.