Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. and many smokers vow to quit at the beginning of a new year.
Flu cases have risen dramatically across the country. Twelve states are reporting widespread activity.
For years, parents were advised to wait until their children were three years old to introduce them to foods with peanuts.
Topics will include nutrition, exercise, immunizations, and annual medical, dental and mental health screenings for children and adults.
A nursing facility in Longmeadow has received an important accreditation.
Republicans are trying to repeal Obamacare, but the big question now is, what does Trump have in mind to replace the program?
When it comes to overall good health, the most important kind of fitness is aerobic fitness.
Two dozen high school football players died in recent years from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.
New parents, get ready to feed your babies peanut-containing foods starting young lowers their chances of becoming allergic.
From reducing prices to allowing nurse practitioners to recommend marijuana, there were lots of suggestions advanced.
The House Speaker said Republicans would strip federal dollars for Planned Parenthood as part of the effort to repeal the health care law.
The Springfield Fire Department won the trophy last year, will they keep it, or will the Police Department come out on top?
Prebiotics is the term used for the fiber in plants that feeds the probiotics or healthy bacteria already in your colon.
A Florida veteran, who is sick claims he sprayed hundreds of thousands of gallons of Agent Orange on an U.S. airbase in Guam.
Medical professionals attributed the excessive waits for mentally ill patients to the lack of beds and restrictions put in place.
The affected product was distributed to a number of retail customers from December 20 through January 3.
While some gadgets, like your smartphone, can keeping you up, others can make your night’s rest better.
Cognitive skills decline as part of the normal aging process and in turn, so do some of our financial management skills.
New study said that parental obesity can bring some developmental problems for their children.
Officers administered two doses of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone to the man, who had been unconscious and unresponsive.