Amanda MacMillan

Health experts are concerned about the long-term effects on the body
Chemical compounds formed during the coffee brewing process inhibit the growth of proteins associated with degenerative brain diseases, according to a new study
A new study reveals many supplements contain contain unapproved and potentially dangerous prescription-strength drugs
A 68-year-old man caught a life-threatening infection from his sick cat
Nearly 100 swimmers at a Maine beach became infected with norovirus — here's what to know about the quickly-spreading disease
British doctors are warning about a sexually transmitted infection called Mycoplasma genitalium
The cyclospora parasite has been linked to vegetables that have sickened 200 people.
The patient was diagnosed with onychomadesis, a condition also known as toenail shedding.
A dermatologist weighs in on whether a viral tip to ease sunburns with shaving cream will actually work
A child in Idaho was diagnosed with the plague — should people be worried about contracting the disease?
Judy Perkins enrolled in an experimental immunotherapy trial after being told she only had months to live with metastatic breast cancer.
According to researchers, listening to music while exercising can help you work out for a longer period of time
A new study found that exercise may help protect your brain from cognitive decline and dementia
A study of over 1 million people found that heavy drinking is the biggest risk factor for developing dementia
What women should know about Lena Dunham's choice to have a hysterectomy
This Is Us finally revealed that Jack Pearson died of cardiac arrest after smoke inhalation — here's what to know about the condition
Two-year-old girls whose mothers took acetaminophen during their pregnancies had higher rates of language delays compared to those whose mothers did not, finds a new study
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Detox suggests an at-home coffee enema —Dr. Ranit Mishori explains why you shouldn't do it
More than 50 people have been hospitalized and two people have died from dangerous E. coli infections over the past seven weeks.
A coroner confirmed that Last Comic Standing star Ralphie May died of hypertensive cardiovascular disease — here's what you need to know about the health issue
To study the link between dogs and longevity, researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden reviewed national registry records of Swedish men and women, ages 40 to 80
What to know about tamoxifen, the breast cancer drug that Jill Goodacre, Harry Connick, Jr.'s wife, has taken since her surgery
What to know about flesh-eating bacteria, or necrotizing fasciitis, the disease that left new mom Lindsey Hubley a quadruple amputee