US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight.
U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments
After the accident, doctors didn't think Chase Thurman would live another day, let alone be able to embark on a cross-country bike tour.
New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders
QUINCY -- When Chad Rodgers first saw the figures earlier this year, he felt the findings were alarming. And like others, Rodgers knew something needed to be done. Months later, the People in ACTION movement is a reality. Rodgers, the director of operation
In a novel experiment, doctors started prescribing fewer opioids after getting a letter from the medical examiner's office telling them of a patient's fatal overdose
This year's Bridge the Gap to Health race generated $52,000 in support of the Quincy Catholic Charities' MedAssist program. The Quincy Medical Group Healthcare Foundation-sponsored event has now raised $795,000 during its 18-year existence.
A large study of first-time moms finds inducing labor instead of waiting avoids cesarean delivery for some
Large study of British teen soccer players finds in-depth heart screenings sometimes uncover athletes at risk of cardiac arrest _ but not always
Researchers say that one in seven children of U.S. mothers who were infected with Zika during pregnancy developed some kind of health problem