Life expectancy at birth reached an all-time record high of 78.8 years in 2012, according to data recently released by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. Find out what's changed and why, according to the experts.
Find stories on the major medical issues facing men, from prostate cancer and heart disease to erectile dysfunction and weight management, plus tips for healthy living.
You're not feeling well. You're very tired and have a cough and a stuffy nose. How do you know if it’s the flu or merely a cold?
There's several reasons why you might be feeling pain, ranging from skin disorders to penile cancer. Whatever might be the cause, be sure to see your doctor if your symptoms persist.
Foot fungus and fungal toenails are a serious annoyance, but they can also spread and become a health problem, especially if you have diabetes or a weak immune system. Learn what to do to treat them.
If you have urinary incontinence, certain diuretics, pain relievers, antidepressants, alpha blockers, sedatives or sleeping pills may be the cause. Ask your doctor about other treatment options.
Finding prostate tumors that need to be treated versus those that aren’t dangerous isn’t easy. A new technology called fusion guided biopsy combines MRI and ultrasound. The result: a better screening tool.
When it comes to prostate cancer, certain risk factors can be changed while others can’t, Find out what you need to know, including three ways to lower your risk.
The sun and heat of summer can wreak havoc on your hair’s health, especially if you have lighter and finer hair, or are African-American. Find out what steps you can take to protect it.
When it comes to drinking water, is the magic number 8 glasses a day? Our experts explain all the factors involved in making sure our bodies get the right amount of fluid every day.
A new study finds a high-dose flu vaccine provides better protection among people 65 and older than a standard flu shot. The high-dose vaccine was 24.2 percent more effective than a standard-dose vaccine at preventing flu.