Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week.

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This year's flu season ranks among the most severe in recent years.

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Scientists develop an experimental blood test that could make it easier to detect eight major types of cancer in their early stages, but more research is needed before such a test could be widely used.

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One year ago, Allison Busch-Vogel of South Orange, New Jersey rented four buses even before she knew if she could fill them.

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Eight-year-old Tyler Dannaway died from the flu in Arkansas despite having received a flu shot.

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This definitely wasn't what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States.

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A young patient, dressed only in a thin, hospital gown and tube socks, was left standing outside by a bus stop earlier this month after being discharged from a Baltimore hospital, as seen in a viral video.

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This winter, there's a good chance you might be looking for anything and everything to rid yourself of an annoying, lingering and sometimes debilitating cold.

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Your parents messed up. They didn't mean to, but they did, somehow.

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Several former NFL players called Thursday for an end to tackle football for kids ages 13 and under.

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The neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy can start early and without any signs of concussion, according a study released Thursday.

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In the quest for improved and universal vaccines, scientists turned to a mutant virus to build an experimental flu vaccine. So far, the vaccine only has been studied in mice and ferrets.

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What you eat in the morning can affect how much you consume the rest of the day. Nutritionist Lisa Drayer breaks down your best bets for breakfast.

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A 6-year-old Florida boy died after he came in contact with a bat and contracted the rabies virus.

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There is hope that the #MeToo conversation on sexual harassment will halt the decline in confidence that young girls experience in middle and high school.

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