FEDERAL JUDGE RULES OBAMA'S AFFORDABLE CARE ACT IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

WASHINGTON - A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for...

GUN DEATHS IN THE U.S. ARE AT THEIR HIGHEST RATES IN DECADES, CDC SAYS

Gun deaths in the U.S. have reached a record high, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . According...

 
 
 
Death of 7-Year-Old Girl in DHS Custody ‘Preventable,' Says Pediatrics Group President

DEATH OF 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN DHS CUSTODY ‘PREVENTABLE,' SAYS PEDIATRICS GROUP PRESIDENT

The head of the American Academy of Pediatrics has called the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in Department of Homeland Security...

SEX REALLY DOES MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER-EVEN AS YOU AGE

Having sex may be one way older adults can feel better and enjoy life more, suggests a new paper published in the journal Sexual Medicine. “The...

 
 
 

THERE MAY BE A SURPRISING LINK BETWEEN DEPRESSION AND CONCUSSIONS IN KIDS WHO PLAY FOOTBALL

For years, studies have found that depression is an all-too-common symptom of concussions. Youth athletes, college athletes and retired...

OFFICIALS PINPOINT 1 SOURCE OF CONTAMINATED ROMAINE, BUT INVESTIGATION REMAINS ‘ACTIVE'

Investigators with the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found one probable source of...

 
 
 

THE LITTLE-KNOWN WAY PHARMA COMPANIES HOOK PEOPLE ON THEIR COSTLY DRUGS

Kip Burgess was relieved last year when pharmaceutical giant Amgen overnighted him a $2,976 check to help pay for his go-to arthritis...

OVERDOSE DEATHS INVOLVING FENTANYL DOUBLED EVERY YEAR FROM 2013 TO 2016

Drug overdose deaths involving the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl are on the rise, and the number of fentanyl-related deaths roughly...

 
 
 

MORE THAN 29,000 POUNDS OF JIMMY DEAN SAUSAGE LINKS RECALLED DUE TO METAL CONTAMINATION

The company that produces Jimmy Dean meat products is recalling tens of thousands of sausage links because they may contain metal fragments. CTI...

ALWAYS FORGETTING IMPORTANT THINGS? HERE'S HOW TO FIX THAT, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

Most people, when tasked with remembering something important, jot down a note. But a study published recently in the journal Experimental...

 
 
 

THE NIH SAYS IT WILL SPEND UP TO $20 MILLION TO FIND ALTERNATIVES TO HUMAN FETAL TISSUE

The National Institutes of Health announced Monday that it will soon embark on a major research effort to find scientific alternatives...

A PROMISING WAY TO HELP DRUG USERS IS ‘SEVERELY LACKING' AROUND THE WORLD, REPORT SAYS

Global funding for harm reduction programs is in “crisis,” according to the latest Global State of Harm Reduction report , potentially...

 
 
 

THE CDC REMINDS YOU TO AVOID RAW COOKIE DOUGH THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

The holidays can be a time of joy, but they can also be a challenge. Just think of all the cookies : delicious - but definitely not...

A DOCTOR SAYS A WOMAN DIED FROM A BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA AFTER USING A NETI POT. ARE THEY SAFE?

A Seattle woman died earlier this year after becoming infected by the brain-eating amoeba Balamuthia mandrillaris, Fox Q13 reports....

 
 
 

40% OF AMERICANS DON'T PLAN TO GET A FLU SHOT. THEY'RE PUTTING OTHERS AT RISK

Each year, doctors and public health officials urge virtually every American to get a flu shot. But a new poll suggests that many people...

ARE EGGS HEALTHY? HERE'S WHAT EXPERTS SAY

Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot...

 
 
 

BLACK AMERICANS LOSE TWICE AS MANY YEARS OF LIFE TO GUNS AS WHITE AMERICANS DO, STUDY SAYS

Firearms are responsible for a more than four-year loss of life expectancy among black Americans - roughly double the firearm-related...

THE FIRST BABY HAS BEEN BORN AFTER A UTERUS TRANSPLANT FROM A DECEASED DONOR

The world's first baby born by a uterus transplant from a deceased donor is healthy and nearing her first birthday, according to a...

 
 
 

HERE'S ONE SIMPLE WAY YOU CAN START EATING HEALTHIER

People are drinking less soda than they used to. But in nearly every other way, the typical American diet hasn't improved in a very...

CASES OF A RARE, POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS APPEAR TO HAVE PEAKED FOR THIS YEAR, CDC SAYS

Cases of the rare, polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis appear to have peaked for this year, according to the Centers for Disease...

 
 
 



Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

He reassures Americans as he reminds people to sign up for the health care program before the deadline. Read more ...

Squeezing in a Workout After Your Flu Shot Could Make the Vaccine More Effective

Squeezing in a Workout After Your Flu Shot Could Make the Vaccine More Effective

Just got your flu shot and wondering if it's safe to push through your usual workout? Your arm might be sore for a couple days, but that's no reason to avoid the gym. "There is... Read more ...

New evidence PROVES that air pollution affects the placenta of developing babies

New evidence PROVES that air pollution affects the placenta of developing babies

Women tend to be even more careful about their lifestyle and diet when they're pregnant, but there's one thing they might be forgetting. According to a study, even unborn... Read more ...

Bad back? Ayurvedic massage can reduce chronic lower back pain

Bad back? Ayurvedic massage can reduce chronic lower back pain

Many people try massage for relaxation and pain relief. In Ayurveda, massage and physical therapy have often been used to treat patients with chronic pain syndromes and... Read more ...

Priest Torments Mourners By Condemning Teen's Death By Suicide At His Funeral

Priest Torments Mourners By Condemning Teen's Death By Suicide At His Funeral

During 18-year-old Maison Hullibarger's funeral, a priest criticized him for dying by suicide When Jeff and Linda Hullibarger met with Father LaCuesta ahead of their son's... Read more ...

Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score will become the most common tool used to predict asthma in young children and help prevent the common airway disease from developing, reveals a new... Read more ...

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

In a longitudinal study of pregnant women across US, many of the women avoided certain allergenic foods to prevent food allergies in infants. Read more ...

BREAKING: Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge. era of forced...

BREAKING: Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge. era of forced government health insurance tyranny comes to an end

In a stunning ruling that's sending shock waves across the nation, a federal judge has ruled that Obamacare - the deceptively named “Affordable Care Act” - violates the United... Read more ...

New study explains why having a lower calorie intake is healthier for you

New study explains why having a lower calorie intake is healthier for you

A study from the University of Geneva backs the age-old knowledge that losing weight requires reducing your caloric intake. However, the researchers say it's not so your body... Read more ...

Two-year-old with severe epilepsy `unable to obtain' cannabis

Two-year-old with severe epilepsy `unable to obtain' cannabis

Jorja Emerson's family fought for weeks to secure the landmark prescription from a private hospital in London - but they have now been told they face a further delay in... Read more ...