Exposure to extremely hot weather relative to the norm during pregnancy puts women and infants at risk for health problems.
Research shows the extent to which doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants across the nation have oversupplied patients with opioids, spurring a national crisis.
Health warning labels that use strong causal language deter consumers more than labels with weaker language.
American diets have gotten a little healthier, but still fall short of federal government recommendations for healthy eating.
Efforts to change transgender individuals' gender identity are linked to severe psychological distress and suicide attempts, according to a new study in JAMA Psychiatry.
Native-born Americans who live in Los Angeles County neighborhoods with a higher proportion of immigrants tend to eat less fast food and more fruits and vegetables.
Globally, as many as half of the people who survive extreme weather events experience negative mental health outcomes.
A recent study challenges the role that legalizing medical marijuana might play in easing the opioid epidemic.
This research roundup looks at the potential health care-related effects of the new "public charge" rule due to go into effect Oct. 15.
As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.