App wins FDA competition to fight heroin overdose

The contest was aimed at creating easier ways to connect anyone experiencing an opioid overdose with the closest supply of naloxone, a reversal...

College kid coming home with mumps? Here's what to know

Your college student is home for the holidays - with mumps. Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus and mainly spread...

Is sex addiction real? Depends on whom you ask

Getting to the bottom of this question is the source of much controversy among therapists. On one end of the spectrum are sex...

Teen who shot herself in front of her parents is still...

Brandy Vela, 18, shot herself in front of her parents after being relentlessly cyberbullied. The Texas teen, who was described by her school...

For stress, superfoods are better than comfort foods

"Many of these 'superfoods' also work to boost glutathione in the body: an amino acid in charge of detoxification. So superfoods nourish and...

Pokémon Go may boost exercise, but not for long

Pokémon Go is the smartphone game that has taken 2016 by storm, generating around 4-5 million downloads and around $1.6 million in revenue...

Tired? Weak? You're not 'just getting old'; something is wrong

"I'm tired, doctor. It's hard to get up and about. I've been feeling kind of down, but I know I'm getting old and...

Think you're a great gift-giver? Probably not

Even the most well-intentioned gift givers don't always give their friends and loved ones what they really want. But it's not for a...

The health risks you may not know winter can bring

This happens as your body works to protect your vital organs from the cold, said Dr. Suzanne Salamon, associate chief of clinical programs...

What you didn't know about blue

<!-- 5 facts about blue 1 Blue eyes are in fact pale...