Why robots and clowns freak us out

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What do zombies, clowns and androids have in common? They’re almost human, but not quite. That disconnect is creepy to many, in a way that scientists are still trying to understand.

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Is your baby’s hearing a luxury?

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If hearing loss were officially considered a disability, it would rank as the largest disability class in the country. Yet most private medical insurance doesn’t cover the cost of hearing aids.

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CDC anticipates record year for whooping cough

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The U.S. is on course for a record year for whooping cough, health officials said this week. And while vaccinating kids is clearly the most important defense, health experts say adults may not realize they’re supposed to be getting […]

Too much tanning = tanorexia

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Susan Hendricks reports on health problems for people who tan too much.

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Babies with pets healthier

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A new study finds babies born to families with pets are healthier than kids without pets.

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Dos and don’ts of summer health

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HLN’s Susan Hendricks reports on the common health claims we face every summer and whether they are true or not.

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Make your ‘rainy brain’ sunnier

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Why do some people flourish, seemingly resilient to all that life throws at them, while others are vulnerable and at risk of serious problems like anxiety and depression? Turns out it’s your wiring.

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Quiz: Will I Be Fat When I Get Older?

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It may sound like a vain question, but it’s probably a vain question you’d like to know the answer to.  Most of us would love to know how we’ll look and feel as we get older. Will I be […]

Hormone study still worries women, 10 years later

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Ten years ago today, the Women’s Health Initiative found that hormone replacement therapy can be harmful, scaring millions of women off them. A decade later, women such as Ingrid Gorman are still grappling with the fallout and so are […]

Helping in a cardiac emergency

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Get the facts about using CPR and an AED in the event of a cardiac emergency. Pat St.Claire reports.

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