Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.
More companies are starting or expanding wellness programs that aim to reduce their medical costs by improving their employees' health.
A new viral trend called "Beezin" involves putting a light layer of the wax on the eyelids. Some doctors are saying it could be dangerous.
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Consumer Reports highlights a journal article that indicates how many people die every year from medical mistakes in hospitals.
The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients
Consumer Reports found a lot of popular table syrup contains a chemical that could cause cancer.
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.
Consumer Reports shows you why food that you might think is healthy really isn't.
An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday.
The report says thousands of children are taken to the emergency room every year after being hit by a TV falling off a dresser or other piece of furniture.
A person who was confirmed with measles traveled to several western Washington public locations while contagious.
Consumer Reports explains why the heartburn medication Nexium is overused and goes over possible alternatives.
A new class of experimental medicines can dramatically lower cholesterol, raising hopes of a fresh option for people who can't tolerate or don't get enough help from Lipitor and other statin drugs that have been used for this for decades.