A reader asks whether drinking a lot of water after a massage really helps flush away toxins, or otherwise augments massage’s benefits.
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
The vaccine for Haemophilus influenza type B lowers the risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.
Great medical care doesn’t matter if doctors and hospitals fail to adequately advise and care for patients once they leave the hospital, writes Susan Gubar in Living with Cancer.
What if a patient dies and nobody is there to mourn? Is it like a tree falling soundlessly in the forest?
The more severe the depression, the higher the risk of Parkinson’s, a new study found.
Exercise may affect our daily movement patterns even more than age does.
More than half of the 22 top-selling probiotic supplements that researchers analyzed contained gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that is harmful to people with celiac disease.
Fruit ices, including these from Martha Rose Shulman, are a delicious rite of summer.