The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data. Now, a new analysis supports e-cigs as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.
New recommendations to guide how doctors in the United States treat tens of millions of patients with high blood pressure have created some controversy. But they could offer more tailored treatment of hypertension.
In robot-assisted surgery, surgeons use an mechanical arm and wrist, allowing them to perform complex medical procedures with great precision, using a minimally invasive approach.
Cleveland Clinic heart transplant surgeons use the most sophisticated technology in the world, but this amazing video proves we should never underestimate the profound power of human touch.
The Ice Bucket Challenge has thousands of people dousing themselves with freezing water to raise awareness of ALS. Get 10 facts about the deadly disease.
When you are on anti-clotting therapy, taking anti-inflammatory painkillers can cause serious bleeding, a recent study confirms. Acetaminophen is your best bet for pain relief.
Some patients with severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea are unable to control their hypertension despite use of multiple meds, a study finds.
Discover the reality behind myths about where nurse midwives deliver and more. Learn what it takes to become a nurse midwife and the surprising number of services these healthcare providers deliver.
A new study finds that patients with healthy vitamin D levels diagnosed with breast cancer, colon cancer or lymphoma may have higher survival rates and longer remission periods.
Autumn is almost here and that means it's time for young athletes to begin practicing and conditioning for fall school sports. But before your child begins, make sure he or she undergoes a sports physical.