People with curable cancers who try "complementary therapy" often refuse some part of standard care. And they may die as a result, researchers say.
Many family members of intensive care unit (ICU) patients are reluctant to tell medical staff of worries about their loved one's care, a new study finds.
An FDA-approved supplement reduces episodes of severe pain in people with sickle cell disease, a new clinical trial shows.
Few women consider the scary possibility that they might suffer a heart attack during or right after their pregnancy, but a new report shows it has become a more common reality in recent years.
Recently discovered remains of 14,400-year-old bread are the oldest ever found and predate the dawn of agriculture by at least 4,000 years, researchers report.
Have you reached your ideal weight? Congratulations! You're halfway to winning the weight loss battle.
Children with autism show abnormalities in a deep brain circuit that typically makes socializing enjoyable, a new study finds.
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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.