If you live in the U.S., you probably know that wonderful moment when two besotted people press their faces together in a deep, soulful, open-mouthed kiss. But if you happen to live in some other part of the world, that practice might make you recoil.
A wedding ring symbolizes a lifetime of commitment. But bands that are nearly impossible to remove give an entirely different meaning to the ties that bind.
Reality TV supernova Kim Kardashian being paid to tout a prescription drug on social media—what could go wrong?
It's music to surgeons' ears: Patients may emerge from surgery more quickly when operations are accompanied by the physician's preferred soundtrack, the results of a small study suggest.
Before incubators won a place in U.S. hospital maternity wards, a renegade doctor had to lead a decadeslong crusade, making a sideshow display of preemies in the devices.
People have been going to such extremes to capture the perfect social media “selfie” that health officials and others are focusing on the potential safety threats.
Baltimore-area orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lew Schon has another item to add to his 58-page curriculum vitae: Singing in front of 40,000 rock fans at Boston's Fenway Park.
Abby, a 4-year-old battling leukemia at Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center, developed a special bond with her favorite nurse, Matt Hickling. So special that Abby told her mom she wanted to marry him.
Of all the loud and annoying sounds in everyday life, few have the ability to command our attention like a scream—whether it's a crying baby, shrieking preteens or late-night revelers. It turns out there's a reason for that.
Colleagues of Dr. Kjell Lindgren say his medical skills are out of this world. And they're right—literally. Lindgren, board certified in emergency and aerospace medicine, was one of three astronauts who flew into space last week.
Pope Francis wasn't using it much. So the Vatican's helipad will be serving a new customer: Rome's pediatric hospital.
The stench of rotten fish or sour milk would make most people immediately recoil, but those odors resulted in more “vigorous sniffs” among children with autism, a study has found.