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Parents are leading petition drives to get the Food and Drug Administration to put promising, but still experimental, drugs on the fast track while their children are suffering from terrible diseases.
Three areas of Northern Virginia are leading the nation in stamping out smoking among men.
People are getting more of the good bacteria that crowds out the bad bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can also reduce stress and aid weight loss.
Patient safety is a huge problem, one expert says.
Women battling breast cancer have a new weapon: A form of exercise for the body and mind that has been around for centuries.
Prescriptions for the strongest painkillers are soaring, even though the number of patients admitted with pain is up only slightly.
Diagnosed with celiac disease, a local pastry cook has fought for the job she loves and has turned her condition into an asset for a D.C. eatery and others with dietary restrictions by creating tasty gluten-free treats.
Seven years after a 12-year-old boy died of a dental infection, some parts of the Washington metro region still have a shortage of dentists. But a mobile dentist's office on wheels is offering help and hope -- one kid at a time.
A new study finds that obese teen girls perform worse on school standardized exams than girls with a healthy weight.
A research team has come up with a blood test that identifies those at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease within three years.
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