Jul 30, 2014 — One study suggests middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking may be twice as likely to develop serious memory issues as the years wear on.
Jul 30, 2014 — Ninety-year-old Rita Fischer and her son Jay recall a conversation they had back in the 1980s, when Jay first told Rita he was gay.
Jul 29, 2014 — Medicare is trying a different approach in one experiment: Some hospice patients will still be able to get treatments aimed at prolonging life.
Jul 24, 2014 — Jails and prisons without air conditioning can be uncomfortable for both prisoners and guards. But for inmates with health conditions that make them heat-sensitive, hot cells can pose serious risks.
Jul 24, 2014 — Most people can't tell when they're having the irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation that puts them at risk of stroke. Simply learning to take your own pulse could help, researchers say.
Jul 22, 2014 — The Ormia ochracea fly has sophisticated little ears — it can locate crickets by calculating their chirps. Those super-ears are inspiring the next generation of microphones for human hearing aids.
Jul 20, 2014 — Back pain is common. Nearly all of us have at least one episode in our lives, and two-thirds of us will have it repeatedly. Exercise, though it may seem counterintuitive, is often the best medicine.
Jul 15, 2014 — Deaths from stroke are dropping too, a study suggests. But don't celebrate just yet. Diabetes, a big risk factor for these "brain attacks," is still on the rise.
Jul 15, 2014 — Tell Me More's parenting panel discusses the challenges of caring for an elderly parent or loved one, especially when it comes to needing guardianship.
Jul 13, 2014 — The retired Anglican bishop said the end of former South African President Nelson Mandela's life robbed him of his dignity.