Category: Health

Traveling During a Heat Wave: Tips and Precautions

It’s summer and the temperature is rising. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your vacation dollars.

How Long Does Rice Last in the Fridge? And Other R...

Don’t get sick this season.

8 Productivity Books Time-Management Experts Actua...

These titles can help you achieve more with less stress.

Does Stress Cause Ulcers?

Here’s what the evidence suggests about this long-running claim.

A Bird-Flu Pandemic in People? Here’s What It Migh...

There is no guarantee that a person-to-person virus would be benign, scientists say, and vaccines and treatments at hand may not b...

Surgeon General Calls for Warning Labels on Social...

Dr. Vivek Murthy said he would urge Congress to require a warning that social media use can harm teenagers’ mental health.

More Women in Africa Are Using Long-Acting Contrac...

Methods such as hormonal implants and injections are reaching remote areas, providing more discretion and autonomy.

Pregnant, Addicted and Fighting the Pull of Drugs

Many pregnant women who struggle with drugs put off prenatal care, feeling ashamed and judged. But as fatal overdoses rise, some c...

These Common Medications Can Make Heat Waves More ...

Certain antidepressants, blood pressure pills and other drugs make you more susceptible to heat-related illness. Here’s what to kn...

Is That Drink Worth It to You?

Alcohol is riskier than previously thought, but weighing the trade-offs of health risks can be deeply personal.

Medical Experts Alarmed by Out-of-Hospital Cesarea...

A new state law will permit surgeons to perform cesarean deliveries in “advanced birth centers,” despite the risk of complications...

Kate Middleton Gives Update on Cancer and Plans to...

In a message to the public, Catherine said she would attend King Charles’s birthday parade this weekend and wrote candidly about “...