Healthcare workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus.
With social-impact bonds, people can recoup the money they've fronted—as long as the initiatives hit their health targets.
The persuasive power of anecdotes over scientific evidence
Experts are coming around to the idea that infrequent, high-intensity exercise may be as healthy as regular but more relaxed workouts.
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.
New research shows that when it comes to most psychology experiments, all rodents might be created equal.
The unidentified hospital employee also treated the first U.S. patient who died last week in Dallas.
When a 70-year-old man walked the length of the United States in 1909, he sparked a conversation that ultimately changed medicine's ideas about the value of exercise in old age.
How will telemedicine shape the future of patient-doctor relationships?
A crop of books by disillusioned physicians reveals a corrosive doctor-patient relationship at the heart of our health-care crisis.