Calorie Counts Are Now on Menus Nationwide, But Do They Work?

Chris Hondros | Getty Images Gone are the days when you could eat an entire Chipotle burrito without the dread of knowing you’d just...

Newer PSA Test Reportedly Would Prevent 40 Percent of Biopsies

Getty Images Researchers continue to try to improve upon the blood test used to screen for prostate cancer — the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test....

How ‘Thirdhand’ Smoke Can Be Dangerous, Even If You Can’t See or Smell It

Getty Images If you’re a nonsmoker, don’t live with smokers, and you cross the street when you get stuck behind someone puffing a cigarette,...

New Treatment for Nasal Passage Obstruction Doesn’t Involve Surgery

Dr. Brad Otto of Wexner Medical Center looks at scans of airflows through a nasal cavity. | The Ohio State University Wexner...

How Nutritional Therapy Is Helping People Overcome Alcohol Addiction

Overcoming alcohol addiction isn’t easy, even with expert help. Estimated success rates in the few years following treatment vary between 20 and 50 percent,...

Is Shock Therapy Being Underutilized in Treating Depression?

Getty Images A growing number of researchers and psychiatrists are calling for a comeback for shock therapy. The treatment, which largely fell out of...

Going to an OB-GYN Can Be Lifesaving for Women at Risk for Heart Disease

Getty Images Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American women. But an estimated 45 percent of women don’t know that. And...

A Blood Test for Pain? Doctors Say They’re Closer to Finding Breakthrough

Cultura RM Exclusive/Jason Butcher | Getty Images Around 100 million Americans are in pain right now. Chronic pain impacts more people in the...

There May Be No Permanent Cure for Atrial Fibrillation

Getty Images While experiencing atrial fibrillation can be frightening, this type of irregular heartbeat usually won’t have harmful consequences by itself. The greatest danger...

Can a Drug Cure Baldness? New Study Shows Potential

Getty Images Approximately 88 million men and women experience some degree of hair loss during their lives. Those eager to reverse a receding...