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.
A "fake" sign language interpreter who claimed to suffer an on-stage schizophrenic episode during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service failed to communicate a single word of a speech made by South African President Jacob Zuma more than a year ago.
The protests have certainly been grabbing attention but for many minimum wage worker, the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet.
It seems Susan Sarandon found a way to make the time fly at all those three-hour-plus awards shows. During a recent visit to "Watch What Happens Live," the actress admitted she wasn't always sober for the festivities.
The Government Accountability Office on Thursday rejected a protest from the Blue Origin space venture that has been holding back action on NASA's plan to hand over control of its historic Launch Complex 39A to a commercial operator.
As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.