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
Federal officials tried to offer a few extra breaks on Thursday for people struggling to buy health insurance by the new year. They gave people until Dec. 31 to pay their first premiums for coverage starting the very next day, and asked insurance companies to extend other deadlines, too.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's highly scripted execution of his uncle makes one thing abundantly clear: Two years after taking power, the training wheels are now off for the world's youngest head of state. He truly is his grandfather's son. News analysis from NBC News' Ed Flanagan.
The protests have certainly been grabbing attention but for many minimum wage worker, the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet.
Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom are ending their marriage after four years. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Friday, E! News confirmed.
In the battle of the space billionaires, Elon Musk's SpaceX has won out over Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to take over Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Attorneys for Sian Green, the British tourist who had part of her left leg amputated after being hit by a cab in Manhattan this past summer, have filed a claim to proceed with litigation against New York City seeking damages of $27.5 million, on the grounds that the cab driver’s license should have been suspended before the crash occurred.