A local cardiologist welcomes a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.
When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.
Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.
Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.
County health department says all swimmers should take a shower immediately before entering a public pool
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
A cheap chemotherapy drug tested in St. Louis has been found to extend life for more than a year for men with whose prostate cancer has spread.
Health experts are again warning the public about a relatively new tick-borne disease that has now claimed two lives—one in Oklahoma, the other in Tennessee.
Mayor Slay wants to lower the obesity rate by 5 percent in the city by 2018.
Health officials are backtracking on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread to an Illinois man from a traveler he’d met in a business meeting.