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Chocolate has more than 600 flavor compounds, according to Outside. In addition to rocking your taste buds, this popular treat affects different parts of your body—from your brain to your skin. The benefits of dark chocolate begin right after you take that first bite, according to Lee Berk, DrPH, an associate...

Many adults rely on the added jolt of caffeine to get them through the day. But that’s the last thing kids need, according to the governments of England...

A woman who claims she nearly went blind after not washing her mascara off for more than two decades is warning makeup users about her “bad habit.” Theresa...

A day care center in North Quincy, Mass., was closed on Wednesday and Thursday after a child came down with a case of typhoid fever. The child, who was...

This question often comes up on forums and websites covering the topic of varicose vein treatment. Stasis dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin on...

This new vaccine is the latest defense against a painful condition that is more common among older adults. It might be time to get vaccinated against shingles...

A 27-year-old Russian woman has died after doctors mistakenly filled her IV bag with a solution containing formaldehyde. Ekaterina Fedyaeva was said to...

US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples. The natural compounds could be used to combat hard-to-treat infections, the...

Smokers need to quit cigarettes rather than cut back on them to significantly lower their risk of heart disease and stroke, a large BMJ study suggests. People...

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine – a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins University...