Death and Dying
Death is an inevitable fact of life. Learn about life expectancy, the different ways to die, in this section.
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Can Pollen Allergies Make You Tired?
People With Asthma, Hay Fever May Have Higher Risk of Psychiatric Disorders
First New Asthma Pill in 20 Years Could Replace Inhalers
Can you get arthritis from cracking your knuckles?
Who can help treat my arthritis?
What does arthritis do to my joints?
Do You Need to Have a Positive Attitude to Beat Cancer?
8 Thoughtful Ways to Help a Loved One Going Through Chemo
What's the Difference Between a Neoplasm and a Tumor?
Cyanosis: Why Your Fingers Turn Blue
Heart Stents Fail to Alleviate Chest Pain, New Study Finds
Skipping Breakfast Associated With Hardened Arteries, Say Heart Specialists
How Can I Tell Whether I Have Flu or COVID-19?
The 1918 Spanish Flu Killed Millions — and Experts Fear It Could Happen Again
Can the Change in Temperature Really Make You Sick?
First Migraine-specific Drugs Show Promise in Studies
10 Tips for How to Relieve Sinus Pressure
4 Occupations Prone to Sinus Trouble
How Many People Could Use the Same Kidney?
Why Diabulimia Is So Dangerous
Turns Out Type 2 Diabetes Is Reversible, After All
New Study: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Affects Teens More Than Thought
The Mauve Factor
Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Risk Factors
Osteoporosis Questions and Answers
How to Cure A UTI Naturally
What Is a Low FODMAP Diet and Who Should Try It?
The Curse of Brewing Beer in Your Own Belly
Is the BRAT Diet Still Beneficial?
Why Your Baby Could Be Giving You Mommy Thumb
More Than a Third of U.S. Adults Take Prescription Opioids, Millions Misuse Them
How Whole-Body Cryotherapy Works
Can Viruses Make You Smell More Attractive to Mosquitoes?
6 Questions Answered About COVID-19 'Stealth' Variant BA.2
Will the Omicron Variant Be More Contagious Than Delta?
No Joke: Dead Butt Syndrome Is a Real Pain
Being a Tattoo Artist Is a Pain in the Neck — Literally
Daily Coffee May Lower Risk of Both Liver Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
Monkeypox Is a Global Health Emergency, But Don't Panic Yet
Nematodes: Do We Still Need to Worry About Roundworms and Bare Feet?
Scurvy: The Scourge of the High Seas Remains at Large Today
T-cells Are Superheroes in the Battle Against Omicron
20 Years Later, 9/11 Survivors Are Still Experiencing Fallout from Toxic Dust
Masks Are Back and 'War on COVID-19 Has Changed,' CDC Says
It's kind of like the suicide booth on 'Futurama,' and its inventor says the Sarco should be available in 2018.
By Robert Lamb
Forensic pathology is a fascinating field. Take a look at frequently asked questions about forensic pathology to learn more.
Dedicated, driven and ambitious are words to describe most inventors. So, is it fate or irony that led these five to die by the hands of their own work?
You might not notice when a few extra pounds creep onto your waistline, but those pounds can accumulate quickly. Gain too much, and you're risking a slew of illnesses, and even death.
Car accidents kill people every day, but fast food fats might be just as lethal. So which is deadlier: your french fry habit or a crash on your trek to the drive-through?
By Julia Layton