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The U.S. has some of the worst rates of infant and maternal mortality among the world's developed nations, and racial disparities play a major role in the health outcomes for mothers and babies.
Menopause is the start of a new chapter. One aspect that many women may not realize is that they now are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease.
For decades, mothers were encouraged to put their newborn babies in warmers and send them to the nursery for monitoring by nursing staff while the mother rested in her room.
Allowing kids to spend time playing may be more important to their development than many people realize, says a new study.
Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.
Fortunately, we know some of the risk factors that increase our chances of mental decline. What to do to maintain your brain.
What if health care focused less on healing in the hospital and more on keeping you healthy at home? And what if everyone in the health care system were aligned to provide the greatest value for your health care dollar?
Women are increasingly aware of cardiovascular disease and its symptoms. But many don't know that women have different symptoms, treatments and outcomes than men. Learn about these important differences and what you should do.