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Alcoholism Issues

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. – Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol....

Feb 19, 2018 - 2:11:59 PM

Smoking Issues

( - You don't smoke because you understand the dangers — but what about smoke you inhale involuntarily?

Feb 19, 2018 - 12:46:39 PM

Heart Health

( - With cardiovascular disease a leading cause of death, it’s fair to say that many people have been touched by this disorder.

Feb 19, 2018 - 12:39:39 PM

Smoking Issues

( - Most health officials will tell you they believe e-cigarettes are less harmful than a conventional tobacco cigarette.

Feb 19, 2018 - 12:32:36 PM

Children's Health

( - This year’s HuskyTHON dance marathon raised a record $1 million for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Feb 19, 2018 - 12:22:16 PM

Headache Issues

( - Atlanta –- At least 21 government employees who were exposed to unusual noises while serving at the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba, show effects similar to traumatic brain injury

Feb 19, 2018 - 12:12:19 PM

Cancer Issues

( - LA JOLLA, CA — Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a quick and easy way to simultaneously modify dozens of drugs or molecules to improve their disease-fighting properties.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:51:31 AM

Asthma Issues

( - LA JOLLA, CA—Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease driven by the interplay of genetics, environmental factors and a diverse cast of immune cells.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:45:10 AM


( - SAN DIEGO — Anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine is at risk for the painful skin condition herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:37:22 AM

Skin Care

( - People looking for a bargain on cosmetic treatment may end up getting more than they bargained for if they receive care from someone who is not qualified to provide it.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:30:37 AM

Marijuana Issues

( - SAN DIEGO (Feb. 16, 2018) — Medical marijuana is legal in more than half of U.S. states. As its presence has increased over the last decade....

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:23:57 AM

Heart Health

( - PHILADELPHIA – An antibody used to treat the skin disease psoriasis is also effective at reducing aortic inflammation, a key marker of future risk of major cardiovascular events.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:18:47 AM

Stress Issues

( - New research in mice has found that a father’s stress affects the brain development of his offspring.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:13:09 AM

Cancer Issues

( - SAN DIEGO  — Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer, affecting only a few thousand people each year, compared to tens of thousands with melanoma.

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:08:21 AM

Patient Issues

( - SAN DIEGO  — While everyone who climbs into an indoor tanning bed faces an increased risk of skin cancer, this risk is especially pronounced for young people:

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:01:05 AM

Skin Care

( - SAN DIEGO  — When it comes to microneedling, not all treatments are created equal. At-home devices won’t provide the same effects as an in-office treatment from a board-certified dermatologist.

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:54:53 AM

Stroke Issues

( - A groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game-changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:49:06 AM

Dental Issues

( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. —   Without a doctor or dentist’s guidance, some parents don’t follow national recommendations for early dental care for their children, a new national poll finds.

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:37:58 AM

Food/Nutrition Columnist

( - If you have ever bought frozen food in the supermarket or enjoyed the benefit of perishable foods delivered by refrigerated trucks or rail cars you owe a debt to the brilliant mind of Mary Engle Pennington.

Feb 18, 2018 - 7:03:39 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - Snoring (not that you need a definition) is that rough, hoarse noise produced upon the intake of breath during sleep—and caused by the vibration of the soft palate and vocal cords.

Feb 18, 2018 - 7:00:02 AM

( - Imagine your family members are caught up in an international disaster or armed conflict and you have no idea where they are or even if they are still alive.

Feb 17, 2018 - 10:06:06 AM


( - Even serious cases of heart valve disease can occur without symptoms or go unnoticed or be mistaken for other conditions because symptoms develop slowly.

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:55:26 AM

Eye Care

( - Here’s health news you may be glad to see: A healthy lifestyle may reduce your risk of getting vision diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which can damage central vision and currently affects 11 million Americans.

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:46:46 AM

Heart Health

( - AF, which affects more than 33.5 million people worldwide, occurs when the upper chambers of the heart beat significantly faster than a normal heartbeat or quiver irregularly.

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:35:19 AM

Alcoholism Issues

( - Is it possible to become an alcoholic just by having one or two drinks nightly? I have a glass or two of wine with dinner but never drink to the point of feeling drunk. Should I be concerned?

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:20:18 AM


( - Every athlete has the championship dream at some point: the tennis player winning a Grand Slam or the Olympic athlete taking home multiple medals.

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:11:27 AM

Children's Health

( - When terrible events, such as the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, occur, children and adolescents can become emotionally unsettled.

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:01:35 AM


( - ROLLA, Mo. – The Experimental Mine at Missouri University of Science and Technology is known to many as the site of a popular summer Explosives Camp for high school students

Feb 17, 2018 - 8:35:51 AM

Stroke Issues

( - Time seemed to have run out for Larry Guthrie, 49, on April 27, 2017.

Feb 17, 2018 - 8:24:36 AM

Children's Health

( - San Antonio, Texas – – Texas Biomedical Research Institute and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio have joined forces to cure a mysterious condition called Kawasaki disease.

Feb 17, 2018 - 8:15:19 AM


( - Researchers at the University at Albany's Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) analyzed starting salary trends for physicians who completed graduate medical education (GME) training in New York over the past 15 years.

Feb 16, 2018 - 5:05:12 PM

Children's Health

( - MAYWOOD, IL - After tragedies such as the Florida school shootings and terrorist attacks, parents and caregivers often grapple with how to talk to their children.

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:21:19 AM


( - Depressed youth, compared to non-depressed youth, are at greater risk for suicide, substance abuse, early pregnancy, low educational attainment, recurrent depression, and poor long-term health.

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:15:39 AM

Heart Health

( - Children who have heart surgery as infants are at risk for hearing loss, coupled with associated risks for language, attention and cognitive problems, by age four.

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:10:55 AM


( - New prevention and treatment approaches can reduce serious health risks due to peanut allergy in children, according to an article in the March issue of The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:06:28 AM

Influenza Issues

( - With this year’s severe flu season, one statistic is especially chilling. Each year, around 50 percent of all children under 5 years old who die from the flu were previously healthy

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:01:45 AM

Smoking Issues

( - Analyzing the genetics and smoking habits of more than half a million people has shed new light on the complexities of controlling blood pressure

Feb 16, 2018 - 9:55:57 AM

Women's Health

( - Feb. 16, 2018─Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean

Feb 16, 2018 - 9:49:21 AM

Patient Issues

( - The Ambulatory Infusion Center at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, like many other areas at Mayo Clinic, is in the business of saving and extending lives.

Feb 15, 2018 - 4:49:31 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Mikayla Wilson was rocking her 15-month-old daughter, Lily, when she noticed an unusual lump on the little girl's nose.

Feb 15, 2018 - 4:42:43 PM

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