Obamacare has helped as many as 9.9 million people to get new health insurance, and more than 4 percent of all Americans have gotten health insurance for the first time, according to a new Gallup poll.
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.Over the last two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows.
At least one in every 20 adults who seeks medical care in a U.S. emergency room or community health clinic may walk away with the wrong diagnosis, according to a new analysis that estimates that 12 million Americans a year could be affected by such errors.
As a child, Elana Simon suffered for years from crippling stomach pain. Yet despite trips to multiple specialists, her pain remained a mystery."Nothing seemed to be explaining why I was having these problems," Elana told NBC News' Ann Curry.
You can forget about the birds and the bees. If you really want to learn how babies are made, you need to know about Juno and Izumo.Fertilization takes place when an egg cell and a sperm cell recognize one another and fuse to form an embryo.
Most people appreciate a free sample. But at the dermatologist’s office, that freebie might come with a hidden cost. A new study finds that giving out samples may actually change which drugs a doctor prescribes.
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY'sNatalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.
It may seem intimidating, even impossible, but making running your workout routine is within your reach. Armed with these tips — and a good pair of running shoes -- you can work up to running from a minute to a mile, no problem.
Joe’s Crab Shack advertises that it uses "zero trans fat oil,” but the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) said Wednesday that not only does the national seafood chain, which includes 130 restaurants, still use the artery-clogging fats, but in alarming amounts.“It’s simply dishonest.
This is your brain on drugs –- only now, with real pictures.Two neural regions key to emotions and motivation become misshapen or abnormally large after repeated pot smoking, scientists reported Tuesday.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig will be sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.