Microchimerism, a phenomenon in which women harbor residual fetal cells from their children long after they've given birth, may come with significant health advantages.
A continually updated summary of all that’s happened since the first patient was diagnosed on American soil.
The World Health Organization says it's been six weeks without a new infection.
Beef-loving Nebraskan kids are warming to veggie burgers and carrot sticks. Can the rest of the nation follow?
With social-impact bonds, people can recoup the money they've fronted—as long as the initiatives hit their health targets.
An anecdote from a friend can hold more weight than a recommendation from a doctor.
Experts are coming around to the idea that infrequent, high-intensity exercise may be as healthy as regular but more relaxed workouts.
Healthcare workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus.
The cognitive benefits of multilingualism
Here's what the West African nation's apparent triumph over Ebola could tell us about containing the virus.
Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.
When people think about sugar calories in terms of physical activity, they choose well.
A strange set of circumstances has brought Thomas Frieden, the director of CDC, into the national spotlight.
Researchers have developed a capsule that they say could change the way vaccines and other drugs are delivered.
Two new studies suggest that extraordinary adventures are overrated—unless you have them with someone else.
Lawmakers will grill Thomas Frieden over why the U.S. wasn't better prepared for Ebola.
Researchers are starting to explain the anxiety many victims feel.
The CDC is playing catchup after a healthcare worker flew a commercial flight after being in contact with a patient.
In the second round of Obamacare open enrollment, customers who don't shop around can hold on to their coverage but might see it get more expensive.
Research suggests that a person's consumption of the beverage is determined in part by his or her DNA—and that its benefits could extend beyond a caffeine buzz.
A new California study replicates an earlier finding from Oregon that the newly insured visit emergency rooms more. But luckily, California found that the boost wasn't permanent.