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Memo to Motorcyclists: Beware the Full Moon
Because a full moon can be a major distraction and occurs about 12 times a year, researchers decided to investigate whether full moons might be linked to more motorcyclists'  deaths.
12/12/2017 02:15 PM
 
New Hope for Kids With Multiple Food Allergies
Almost one-third of people with a food allergy have reactions to more than one type of food.
12/12/2017 02:15 PM
 
Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not
Still another investigation indicated that in the face of both the flu and other respiratory illnesses, men face a higher risk for developing complications than women.
12/12/2017 12:15 AM
 
Often, Opioid Abuse Becomes a Family Affair
If someone is taking prescription opioids for pain, such as OxyContin, it's more likely that others living in the home will also get an opioid prescription, the researchers found.
12/11/2017 08:15 PM
 
Super Foods That May Help Prevent Cancer
Research shows that these seven foods actually help prevent cancer.
12/11/2017 06:55 PM
 
Vigorous Exercise May Help Slow Parkinson's
People with early stage Parkinson's may be able to delay a worsening of the disease through a regimen of intense exercise, new research found.
12/11/2017 06:15 PM
 
Good News, Guys: Viagra Prices to Tumble Today
One of the new generics is made by Teva Pharmaceuticals, and the other by Greenstone, a subsidiary of Pfizer, the company that manufactures Viagra.
12/11/2017 06:15 PM
 
Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress
If your hectic lifestyle has got you down, WebMD's experts say relaxation techniques can bring you back into balance -- some in 5 minutes or less. Here's what to try.
12/11/2017 04:40 PM
 
Recall Alert: Portable Generator Can Catch Fire
About 4,500 generators are being recalled. There have been several reports of the generators catching fire, although no injuries have been reported.
12/11/2017 04:29 PM
 
If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May, Too
The children born to women with the disease were almost three more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis themselves, the study found.
12/11/2017 02:15 PM
 
Window Blinds: A Silent Killer in Your Home
Researchers found that between 1990 and 2015, nearly 17,000 U.S. children younger than 6 years landed in the ER for injuries related to window blinds.
12/11/2017 02:15 PM
 
New Gene Therapy May Be Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
But after decades of research, doctors now believe they have created a cure for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID).
12/09/2017 06:15 PM
 
Another Gene Therapy Breakthrough Against Hemophilia
Coming just days after reports of a gene therapy that pushed the bleeding disorder hemophilia B into remission, new research suggests the same could be true for adults with the "A" form of the disease.
12/09/2017 02:15 PM
 
Recall: ALDI Chocolate Bars For Nut Risk
The bars were discovered to have pieces of almond that weren't disclosed on the packaging.
12/08/2017 07:43 PM
 
Staring at Solar Eclipse Burned Holes in Woman's Retinas
A New York woman suffered severe vision damage after looking at the sun for 21 seconds during the eclipse without protective eyewear.
12/08/2017 06:15 PM
 
Repeat Infection Likely for Men With HPV
Men infected with genital human papillomavirus (HPV) are at high risk for reinfection with the same type of HPV, researchers say.
12/08/2017 06:15 PM
 
Firms Race to Find New Ways to Scan Brain Health
At a recent conference, companies showed off ways they're leveraging technology to improve diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders.
12/08/2017 05:19 PM
 
WebMDs 2011 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD's annual celebration of extraordinary Americans who met a health challenge and went on to help others in truly inspiring ways.
12/08/2017 04:28 PM
 
WebMD's 2012 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD's annual celebration of extraordinary Americans who met a health challenge and went on to help others in truly inspiring ways.
12/08/2017 04:27 PM
 
WebMD's 2010 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD’s annual celebration of extraordinary Americans who met a health challenge and went on to help others in truly inspiring ways.
12/08/2017 04:26 PM
 
WebMD's 2009 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD honors four everyday Americans who faced daunting challenges, persevered, and are now giving back to others in truly extraordinary ways. Meet our 2009 honorees and nominate a Health Hero for 2010.
12/08/2017 04:24 PM
 
WebMD's 2008 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD honors four everyday Americans who faced daunting challenges, persevered, and are now giving back to others in truly extraordinary ways. Meet our 2008 honorees and nominate a Health Hero for 2009.
12/08/2017 04:23 PM
 
WebMD's 2007 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD honors five everyday Americans who faced daunting challenges, persevered, and are now giving back to others in truly extraordinary ways. Meet our 2007 Health Heroes: Dr. Craig Lambrecht, Heidi Adams, Carol Levine, and Kyle and Pattie Petty
12/08/2017 04:17 PM
 
WebMD's 2013 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD's annual celebration of extraordinary Americans who met a health challenge and gave back to others in an inspiring way.
12/08/2017 04:13 PM
 
WebMD's 2006 Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD honors five everyday Americans who faced daunting challenges, persevered, and are now giving back to others in truly extraordinary ways. Meet our 2006 Health Heroes: Eric Gibson, Clare Rosenfeld, Paul Villien and Nohr Beck
12/08/2017 04:13 PM
 
WebMD Health Heroes Celebrity Finalists
WebMD honors celebrities who are changing the American health landscape.
12/08/2017 04:01 PM
 
Harold S. Koplewicz, MD: Health Hero
WebMD honors Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, as one of its 2014 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:58 PM
 
Michael J. Fox: Health Hero
WebMD honors Michael J. Fox as one of its 2014 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:58 PM
 
Martha Stewart: Health Hero
WebMD honors Martha Stewart as its 2014 People's Choice Health Hero.
12/08/2017 03:58 PM
 
Carson Daly: Health Hero
WebMD honors Carson Daly as one of its 2014 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:58 PM
 
Zarin Ibnat Rahman: Health Hero
WebMD honors Zarin Ibnat Rahman as one of its 2014 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:58 PM
 
Frank Papay, MD: Health Hero
WebMD honors Frank Papay, MD, as one of its 2014 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:57 PM
 
WebMD Health Heroes 2015 Celebrity Finalists
WebMD honors celebrities who are changing the American health landscape.
12/08/2017 03:55 PM
 
Ronald “Jake” Clark: 2015 Health Hero
WebMD honors Ronald “Jake” Clark as one of its 2015 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:54 PM
 
Bennet Omalu, MD: 2015 Health Hero
WebMD honors Bennet Omalu, MD, as one of its 2015 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:54 PM
 
Kenneth Shinozuka: 2015 Health Hero
WebMD honors Kenneth Shinozuka as one of its 2015 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:53 PM
 
Glenn Close: 2015 Health Hero
WebMD honors Glenn Close as one of its 2015 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:53 PM
 
WebMD Health Heroes 2016 Celebrity Finalists
WebMD honors celebrities who are changing the American health landscape.
12/08/2017 03:52 PM
 
Trisha Prabhu: 2016 Health Hero
WebMD’s prodigy winner, Trisha Prabhu, created the app ReThink to fix an issue technology fuels: cyberbullying. With 120,000 downloads, it gives teens a second chance before they send mean messages.
12/08/2017 03:51 PM
 
Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD: 2016 Health Hero
WebMD honors Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, as one of its 2016 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:51 PM
 
Ed Damiano: 2016 Health Hero
WebMD honors Ed Damiano, PhD, as one of its 2016 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:51 PM
 
Chloe Fernandez, 10: 2017 WebMD Health Hero, Advocate
WebMD honors Chloe Fernandez of Huntington Beach, CA, as one of its 2017 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:50 PM
 
Kavya Kopparapu, 16: 2017 WebMD Health Hero, Inventor
WebMD honors Kavya Kopparapu of Alexandria, VA as one of its 2017 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:50 PM
 
Lauren Singer, 18: 2017 WebMD Health Hero, Investigator
WebMD honors Lauren Singer as one of its 2017 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:49 PM
 
Donna Magid: 2017 WebMD Health Hero, Medscape Mentor
WebMD honors Donna Magid, MD, M.Ed, as one of its 2017 Health Heroes.
12/08/2017 03:49 PM
 
WebMD's Haiti Health Heroes: Meet the Honorees
WebMD's celebration of extraordinary Americans who brought courage, compassion, and medical care to Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010.
12/08/2017 03:49 PM
 
'Love Hormone' May Strengthen the Dog-Human Bond
Produced naturally by humans and dogs, the hormone "influences what the dog sees and how it experiences the thing it sees," said study co-author Sanni Somppi.
12/08/2017 02:15 PM
 
A Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
It's never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests.
12/08/2017 02:15 PM
 
Are Good Kidneys Going to Waste?
In the United States, about 5,000 people die each year while waiting for a kidney transplant, the researchers said
12/07/2017 10:15 PM
 
Fewer Hormonal Meds for Breast Cancer Patients?
Women with earlier-stage breast cancer may be able to spend less time on hormonal therapy without dimming their prognosis, a new study suggests.
12/07/2017 08:18 PM