We all know we shouldn't drink and drive.
Drinking alcohol in moderation is more harmful than previously thought, according to a new study that concludes there's no "safe" level of alcohol consumption.
Some women have a new option for cervical cancer screening — and it doesn't necessarily involve a Pap test — according to updated guidelines from a government-appointed panel of experts.
It's becoming more common for pregnant women to use pot in pregnancy, and a new study suggests one reason for the trend: Some pregnant women may be using marijuana to self-medicate symptoms of morning sickness.
The eerie painting depicts an image few of us would want to see in the mirror, let alone casting a shadow across our own field of vision: a pale, segmented worm slithering across an unblinking eyeball.
Pregnant woman who reach full term have long been advised to "wait it out" until 41 weeks before doctors will recommend inducing labor.
In a "horrific accident," a woman in Washington died from exposure to dry ice fumes, according to news reports.
Flesh-eating bacteria" is as scary as it sounds — a serious infection that spreads quickly in the body and can result in the loss of limbs and even death.
Hundreds of U.S. women die each year giving birth, and hospitals across the country aren't routinely following practices that would save women's lives during childbirth, according to a new USA Today investigation.
When the 35-year-old woman arrived at a hospital in France, she told doctors it felt like electric shocks were running down her legs.
During last winter's severe flu season, you may have found yourself worrying about whether you'd catch the notorious virus.
A Texas teen who felt extremely sore after a hard gym workout turned out to have a rare and potentially life-threatening condition called rhabdomyolysis.
A never-before-seen virus that's a relative of the notorious smallpox virus has been found lurking in rodents in Texas, according to a new study.
A man in Australia helped save the lives of more than 2 million babies by donating his "special" blood, which was used to make a medication that can prevent life-threatening problems in newborns.
A large mass in a man's brain turned out to have an unusual cause: a parasitic infection lurking in his body that had "reawakened" in his brain, according to a new report of the case.
When Amelia Eldred, an active 7-year-old in England, needed her leg amputated to treat bone cancer, doctors performed an unusual surgery: They removed the middle part of her leg and then reattached the lower part of her leg — but backward.
Having a single concussion may increase a person's risk for Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests — but the overall risk of developing the disease still remains low.
Blue eyes are pretty common, but what about blue in the whites of your eyes?
An Arizona woman who was initially diagnosed with the flu ended up having a "flesh-eating" bacteria.
Using methamphetamines may increase the risk of stroke among young people, according to a new review.