The same type of bacteria that causes stomach cancer may also increase colon cancer risk, especially in black Americans, a new study finds.
While therapy dogs can help ease anxiety for kids with cancer, they may also carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can put patients at risk for serious infections.
The flu shot reduces a pregnant woman's risk of hospitalization for flu by 40 percent, new research shows.
Living in urban areas with heavy air pollution could increase your risk for mouth cancer, a new study says.
One in four Americans 65 and older falls each year, with some ending up in hospitals or even dying. But new research suggests that it's possible to avoid some of these serious injuries.
Privacy curtains in hospital rooms can collect dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers report.
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Social media is gradually transforming the process of rescuing and adopting animals. With pictures and bios, shelter cats become more than just an idea; they're personalized, with faces and stories to tell.
Twitter is the latest outfit to offer a way to see the eclipse should you be unable to make it to the path of totality, or if clouds get in the way.
Why it matters to you: Facebook's new social discovery tool is the closest the platform has ever come to offering something that resembles a dating service.
In the near future, catching some sun might do more than get you a tan and some vitamin D. Researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland have shown that solar cells placed under the skin can generate enough energy year-round to power a typical pacemaker.
Facebook's new transparency report highlights that not only are government requests up, but 60 percent of them also come with a gag order, preventing Facebook from notifying users that their data is being requested.
The more time young adults spend using popular social media, the greater the link to depression, new research suggests.
Young adults who spend too much time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram may pay the price in poor sleep, new research suggests.
In the first half of 2016, Facebook will become a factor in how Nielsen gauges a TV show's ratings, with Instagram following at some point in the future.