2 MORE STATES SUE JUUL OVER THE MARKETING OF ITS VAPING PRODUCTS

The attorneys general of New York and California filed lawsuits alleging that the company had targeted young people with deceptive...

HOW THE BRAIN CAN REWIRE ITSELF AFTER HALF OF IT IS REMOVED

New scans showed how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function.

 
 
 

THE BRAIN BENEFITS OF READING AND WRITING

People who never learned to read and write may be at increased risk for dementia.

SHE TAKES A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO HEALTH CARE

Sheila Davis runs a nonprofit that focuses on bringing modern medicine to the world's poorest and sickest communities.

 
 
 

WILL SCIENCE EVER GIVE US A BETTER NIGHT'S SLEEP?

Unraveling the mysteries of sleep might depend on studying the genes of people who don't get much.

FOR SOME CHILDREN WITH AUTISM, DANCE IS A FORM OF EXPRESSION

Researchers are studying how movement helps children with special needs improve social communication and motor skills.

 
 
 

POVERTY IMPACTS ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE. THESE WOMEN ARE TRYING TO CHANGE THAT

A look at three women who are working to make people with low incomes healthier.

SHE TAKES A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO HEALTH CARE

Sheila Davis runs a nonprofit that focuses on bringing modern medicine to the world's poorest and sickest communities.

 
 
 

DREAD THE HOLIDAYS? FEASTING TOGETHER MIGHT ACTUALLY HELP

Sharing a meal with loved ones, co-workers or friends may seem like a chore, but research shows it has real benefits. Stick with us...

SOMETHING IN THE MAN'S BED WAS MAKING HIM SICK

Doctors were stumped, until a pulmonologist asked about feather bedding in the man's home.

 
 
 

STATIN DRUGS NOT LINKED TO MEMORY DECLINE IN STUDY

A large Australian study found no association between cholesterol-lowering statins and memory or thinking problems.

A MOTHER'S LOVE, KNITTED UP IN A FLOCK OF TURKEY HATS

My daughter wanted brown hats with two stuffed drumsticks artfully positioned, one on each side - like wearing a roasted turkey, just...

 
 
 

SAMOA CLOSES SCHOOLS AS MEASLES EPIDEMIC KILLS AT LEAST 6

“This is very much out of control,” a vaccine expert said, as the Pacific island country barred children from public gatherings and...

WHEN MENTAL ILLNESS IS SEVERE

Programs‌ ‌called‌ ‌assertive‌ ‌community‌ ‌treatment‌ ‌provide‌‌‌ ‌the‌ ‌kinds‌ ‌of‌ ‌services‌ ‌offered‌ ‌in‌ ‌psychiatric‌ ‌hospitals‌,...

 
 
 

TRUMP RETREATS FROM FLAVOR BAN FOR E-CIGARETTES

Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political...

TRUMP RETREATS FROM FLAVOR BAN FOR E-CIGARETTES

Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political...

 
 
 

SURGERY FOR BLOCKED ARTERIES IS OFTEN UNWARRANTED, RESEARCHERS FIND

Drug therapy alone may save lives as effectively as bypass or stenting procedures, a large federal study showed.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD AWARDED MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN LAWSUIT OVER SECRET VIDEOS

An anti-abortion activist recorded the videos to try to show that the group was illegally selling fetal tissue.

 
 
 

WHOOPS. JUDGE REDUCES J&J OPIOID FINE AFTER MISTAKING THOUSANDS FOR MILLIONS

Johnson & Johnson will now have to pay $465 million, not $572 million, for its role in Oklahoma's opioid epidemic.

ELIZABETH WARREN VOWS TO EXPAND HEALTH COVERAGE IN FIRST 100 DAYS

Ms. Warren laid out a blueprint to pass major health legislation at the start of her presidency. But she would wait as long as three...

 
 
 



Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system...

Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success'

Three leading NHS hospitals have pioneered technology which monitors patients' vital signs and automatically triggers an alert to doctors if sepsis is suspected. Read more ...

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

Is it even conceivable that a person be normal with just half a brain? A new analysis assessed brain health among six adults who had undergone a hemispherectomy as children. Read more ...

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests. Read more ...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also protect against flu

A new study found that the high-fat, low-carb diet activates the release of immune system cells that trap the virus before it spreads. Read more ...

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher intakes of lutein during pregnancy are associated with better behavior regulation in the children at mid-childhood, suggests a new study from Tufts University and... Read more ...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce illicit opioid use

A new study from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use has found that daily cannabis users were 50% less likely to use illicit opioids, such as heroin, to manage their... Read more ...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the Floor!

A strong core isn't just about looking lean. I need it to run fast, lift heavy, and effortlessly hold a handstand. This is the 10-minute ab workout I've been doing a few nights... Read more ...

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

A consumer reported finding a small bit of what looked like red plastic in their cup of cottage cheese. Five more people reported the same but no injuries have occurred... Read more ...

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

A little over half of US teens are up-to-date on HPV vaccinations that prevent 90% of anal cancer cases, but rates are rising among older Americans University of Texas... Read more ...

Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

The nationwide poll of 819 parents with at least one child in middle school, junior high or high school found that while one-third were confident they could detect depression... Read more ...