A new study shows that women are 33 percent less likely than men to make a full recovery from long COVID than men.
Epinephrine is the only effective treatment for serious allergic reactions called anaphylaxis, yet people with prescriptions for the lifesaving medication often don't carry their auto-injectors, and many hesitate to use them.
In a new study, patients with a-fib who were overweight or obese when they underwent ablation to correct abnormal heart rhythm were more likely to experience a return of A-fib than folks who were not.
New study suggests it might, but there are still plenty of questions
Breast cancer can bring on many emotions in people. From diagnosis to treatments, the journey may leave you feeling things you hadn't expected.
Bringing normalcy to families' lives is a goal of pediatric palliative care, also known as pediatric advanced care (PAC). Many families, however, resist palliative care because they think it's limited to end-of-life care.
Deaths linked to firearms topped those from car accidents for the first time in 2020, a new study found.
It’s happened to presidential candidates, Wheel of Fortune contestants, and (let’s be honest) you too – anyone can choke when stakes are high. Science explains why, and how to stop it.
A new study suggests showing highway death tolls on roadside message boards in a bid to curb crashes may actually cause more accidents.
Researchers have identified five types of bacteria associated with aggressive prostate cancer which could lead to new treatments for the disease.
20,000 child car seats have been recalled because of a choking hazard.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory urging state and local authorities to watch for cases of hepatitis in children with adenovirus infection.
WebMD explains why and how teens manipulate their parents and how parents can respond effectively.
As your child grows into adolescence, you need to adapt your parenting skills for a teenager. Here are the top mistakes parents make with their teens and tweens, and how to avoid them.
Got a preschooler who won't stop thumb sucking or finger sucking? Find out what to do about it.
Find out what color changes, diarrhea, and frequency of baby poop may say about your baby's health.
What's normal? These 7 warning signs could mean trouble with an early pregnancy. Play it safe, and call your doctor.
Experts explain how to provide toddlers with the nutritious food they need for their growing bodies.
Is it possible to carry a baby without knowing you’re pregnant? It happens more often than you think.
Wondering if your child’s condition is serious or not? WebMD discusses the possible signs of a serious health problem and what to do in case of a health emergency.