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Thu, Mar 13, 2014 7:34 PM
Breakthrough new device fits snugly over your heart and monitors it for irregularities.
Everyone loves a sweet treat every now and then, but new research shows that an abnormally strong sweet tooth in children may be a precursor to alcoholism.
New research suggests Botox injections may hinder a patient's recognition of anger, sadness.
Even with hours of rigorous training daily, many top Olympic athletes find time to help the environment, too.
Oil refineries provide one of the building blocks of modern life, but they belch all kinds of pollution in the process.
Video: Jared Dienst, along with parents and NBC's chief medical editor, Nancy Snyderman, speak with TODAY's Matt Lauer about the difficulties of diagnosing a child who is suffering from a stroke.
Video: Inspired by her recent assignment in devastated Haiti, NBC's chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman explains the power of simplicity to TODAY's Matt Lauer.
Food and yoga go hand in hand in new trend, but traditionalists question if meat and wine should be part of the program.
Video: Can cracking your knuckles lead to arthritis? Can jumping rope weaken your bones? Prevention magazine's Courtenay Smith debunks health-related tales.
Officials worry that this easily acquired toxin will become a biological weapon.
People with high levels of PFOA are more likely to have thyroid problems, researchers say.
Marijuana use can cause cognitive problems in the short term, and perhaps even in the long term. For the chronically ill, that might be a fair trade-off.
Judge rules that the devices should be regulated as tobacco products rather than as drug or medical devices.
Don't just resolve to cut calories, resolve to eat a diet that's healthier for you and healthier for the planet.
New study shows that higher urinary BPA concentrations may be tied to adverse health effects in adults, specifically liver function, insulin, diabetes and obesity.
Video: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins the Morning Joe gang to give an update on the swine flu epidemic, and also discusses U.S. aid to Haiti.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.