NBC News Chief Medical Editor
NBC’s Chief Science & Health Correspondent answers your health questions.
In the United States, 1 in 3 people will have Type 2 diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some patients wonder how, 60 years into the game, the science of the hormone estrogen can still be at an elementary stage.
Eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of cancer in future children and grandchildren — even if they eat well — a new study suggests. Full story
"Arrested Development" returns later this month with a quirky cast of characters including psychotherapist-turned-actor Tobias Funke, a Never Nude who hates to be naked. And, it turns out, he's not alone. There's a real-life condition called gymnophobia, a crippling fear of nudity.
The start of tornado season was late but deadly, and now severe weather with the potential for twisters threatens parts of the Plains and Midwest -- including major cities -- heading into the weekend, forecasters said.
OlyTalk: Olympic champion Michael Phelps tweeted a denial to a report Friday that he was making a comeback to competitive swimming.
It's official! NBC announced on Friday that original coaches are returning to the fall cycle of the show.
There's been a groundswell of 17-year cicadas in Virginia and other southern states, as revealed by a fresh wave of photos and eyewitness reports.