HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WORRIED THAT ‘ZOMBIE DEER DISEASE' COULD SOMEDAY SPREAD TO HUMANS

Officials are worried that a prion disease spreading among deer in the U.S. may someday threaten the health of humans. Chronic wasting...

KAISER PERMANENTE'S NEW MEDICAL SCHOOL WILL BE FREE FOR ITS FIRST 5 GRADUATING CLASSES

Kaiser Permanente's new medical school will be free to attend for its first five graduating classes, the school announced Tuesday . The...

 
 
 

USING YOUNG PEOPLE'S BLOOD TO PREVENT AGING HAS NO PROVEN CLINICAL BENEFITS, FDA WARNS

Taking a young person's plasma and infusing it into an older person to ward off aging - a therapy that's fascinated some of the biggest...

TRUMP SAID CHINA DOESN'T HAVE A DRUG PROBLEM. THE DATA TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY

President Donald Trump on Friday said that China does not have a drug problem, and suggested that the U.S. should emulate its harsh...

 
 
 

YES, VACCINES REALLY ARE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE. HERE'S WHY

Yet another outbreak of a vaccine-preventable disease - this time measles in the Pacific Northwest - provides another reminder of the...

4 DIGITAL RULES YOU SHOULD FOLLOW WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE

It's impossible to separate the digital world from the one you build with your partner. Americans check their smartphones about 46...

 
 
 
Why a Mom Finally Decided to Vaccinate Her Kids After 15 Years-And What That Can Teach Us About Talking to Vaccine Skeptics

WHY A MOM FINALLY DECIDED TO VACCINATE HER KIDS AFTER 15 YEARS-AND WHAT THAT CAN TEACH US ABOUT TALKING TO VACCINE SKEPTICS

For 15 years, Kristina Kruzan refused to vaccinate her three children. When the Seattle-area doula's eldest son was 3, she says, she...

THIS YEAR'S FLU SHOT WAS FAR MORE EFFECTIVE THAN LAST YEAR'S. HERE'S WHY

The 2018-2019 flu season has been a relatively mild one - and a pretty effective flu shot is part of the reason why. Mid-season estimates...

 
 
 

THIS TYPE OF DATE NIGHT ACTIVITY COULD MAKE YOU FEEL CLOSER TO YOUR PARTNER

You may want to branch out from dinner-and-a-movie. According to a new study , a different type of date night can bring couples closer...

DIET SODAS AND JUICES ARE LINKED TO HIGHER STROKE RISK, STUDY SAYS

Diet drinks may seem like healthier options than sugary sodas and fruit drinks, but studies haven't all backed up their health benefits. In...

 
 
 

DEPRESSION AFFECTS 15% OF NEW MOMS. A NEW GUIDELINE COULD HELP PREVENT IT

A new recommendation from a group of independent experts convened by the government could help more new and expecting mothers avoid...

YOU ASKED: WHAT'S THE MOST EFFECTIVE MACHINE TO USE AT THE GYM?

Most machines you find at the gym are engineered to train specific muscles-usually a primary muscle and one or more secondary muscles....

 
 
 

4 IMPORTANT STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS

Each year, more than 1.7 million people in the United States hear three dreaded words: You have cancer. As common as cancer is, no...

5 GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES THAT SURPRISED BILL AND MELINDA GATES LAST YEAR

Every year since 2009, Bill and Melinda Gates have written a letter about the issues and innovations most striking to them. The goal...

 
 
 

SMOKING AMONG TEENS HAS STOPPED DECLINING. AND VAPING IS TO BLAME, OFFICIALS SAY

Cigarette smoking rates have stopped falling among U.S. kids, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible. For decades,...

IS KOMBUCHA HEALTHY? HERE'S WHAT EXPERTS SAY

Kombucha has a golden reputation in the beverage world. It's everywhere: from supermarket shelves to workplace refrigerators and even...

 
 
 

A MEASLES OUTBREAK IS HITTING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. NOW THERE'S A SURGE IN PEOPLE GETTING VACCINATED

MMR vaccine rates in two areas in the Pacific Northwest, which has been at the epicenter of a measles outbreak , are surging as people...

THIS STUDY DISPROVES A COMMON MYTH ABOUT HANGOVERS

Hangovers are virtually unavoidable for the drinking public. But despite how common they are, scientists don't fully understand how...

 
 
 

CHINESE BLOOD PLASMA FEARED CONTAMINATED WITH HIV TESTS NEGATIVE, INVESTIGATORS SAY

Chinese investigators said Thursday tests on a batch of a plasma product feared to have been contaminated with HIV have turned up negative...

FDA WARNS DOCTORS TO LOOK OUT FOR RARE CANCER LINKED TO BREAST IMPLANTS

U.S. health officials say doctors should be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants after receiving more reports...

 
 
 



Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

“Trump-Russia collusion” revealed as massive hoax; Americans deserve apology...

“Trump-Russia collusion” revealed as massive hoax; Americans deserve apology from Democrats and the entire fake news media

For nearly two years, Americans have watched - some with anger, some with glee - as POTUS Donald Trump and his administration were hampered and harassed by a special counsel... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...