PAINKILLERS: WARNING SIGNS OF ADDICTION

Many people worry that taking narcotic painkillers will lead to addiction. There are usually warning signs along the way, like the...

1 in 4 U.S. Teens Has Had a Concussion

1 IN 4 U.S. TEENS HAS HAD A CONCUSSION

More teens are self-reporting sports-related concussions, yet visits to the ER for these traumatic head injuries fell between 2012...

 
 
 
Which Type of Long-Term Birth Control is Best for You?

WHICH TYPE OF LONG-TERM BIRTH CONTROL IS BEST FOR YOU?

Tired of taking birth control pills? There are lots of other contraception choices that need less action on your part and that you...

Study Looks at Diversity Among U.S. Surgeons

STUDY LOOKS AT DIVERSITY AMONG U.S. SURGEONS

For the study, researchers analyzed data on more than 15,000 faculty in surgery departments across the United States between 2013 and...

 
 
 
Nearly 10 Million Cancer Screenings Missed During Pandemic

NEARLY 10 MILLION CANCER SCREENINGS MISSED DURING PANDEMIC

Researchers analyzed data on three types of cancer for which early screenings are most beneficial - breast, colon and prostate.

Heart Disease Often Comes in Pairs

HEART DISEASE OFTEN COMES IN PAIRS

New research shows that if your spouse has heart disease you're likely at high risk for it, too.

 
 
 
Study: COVID-19 Can Kill Months After Infection

STUDY: COVID-19 CAN KILL MONTHS AFTER INFECTION

Long-haul COVID-19 patients face many health threats - including a higher chance of dying - up to 6 months after they catch the virus,...

How the Pandemic Changed Breast Cancer Care

HOW THE PANDEMIC CHANGED BREAST CANCER CARE

With limited space in operating rooms, experts explore new ways to treat patients under restricted conditions.

 
 
 
Eating Issues Common in People With Autism

EATING ISSUES COMMON IN PEOPLE WITH AUTISM

Gender may also play a role in certain eating disorders commonly seen in people with autism.

HIV AND FITNESS

Having HIV doesn't excuse you from exercise. If anything, it makes it more important. Here's why.

 
 
 
You Got Your COVID Shot: What to Do With the Vaccine Card

YOU GOT YOUR COVID SHOT: WHAT TO DO WITH THE VACCINE CARD

An electronic record of your vaccination should be filed with your state by whoever gave you the jab, but holding on to your own paper...

High-Dose Fish Oil May Raise Odds for A-Fib in Heart Patients

HIGH-DOSE FISH OIL MAY RAISE ODDS FOR A-FIB IN HEART PATIENTS

A new study suggests that prescription versions of fish oil may raise the risk of a common heart rhythm disorder.

 
 
 
It's Getting Tougher to Find a Doctor in Rural America

IT'S GETTING TOUGHER TO FIND A DOCTOR IN RURAL AMERICA

Health care in rural America has become ever more scarce during the coronavirus pandemic, with folks finding it increasingly difficult...

Opioids After Dental Work May Be Dangerous

OPIOIDS AFTER DENTAL WORK MAY BE DANGEROUS

A new study warns getting a prescription for an opioid painkiller from your dentist could put you or your family at risk for an overdose.

 
 
 
Why U.S. Hispanic People Got COVID at Higher Rates

WHY U.S. HISPANIC PEOPLE GOT COVID AT HIGHER RATES

A new study claims workplace exposure to the new coronavirus is a major reason for Hispanic Americans' disproportionately high COVID-19...

New Insights Into Parkinson's Hallucinations

NEW INSIGHTS INTO PARKINSON'S HALLUCINATIONS

A new study sheds light on what is happening in the brain.

 
 
 
Herd Immunity for Americans May Be an Elusive Goal

HERD IMMUNITY FOR AMERICANS MAY BE AN ELUSIVE GOAL

Many scientists and public health experts now believe that herd immunity cannot be reached in the foreseeable future.

U.S. Vaccine Safety System Still Has Gaps

U.S. VACCINE SAFETY SYSTEM STILL HAS GAPS

With some 100 million Americans fully vaccinated, the U.S. is relying on a patchwork network of vaccine monitoring systems that lack...

 
 
 
CVS, Walgreens Wasted More Vaccine Than Many States

CVS, WALGREENS WASTED MORE VACCINE THAN MANY STATES

More than 200,000 doses of covid vaccine have gone to waste since December, KHN has learned. Two national pharmacy chains account for...

Are You Ready for a Post-COVID Dating Tsunami?

ARE YOU READY FOR A POST-COVID DATING TSUNAMI?

Many singles are emerging from the pandemic equal parts eager and reluctant - craving intimacy more than ever but feeling woefully...

 
 
 



The Latest: Indonesia bans traveling home for Eid al-Fitr

Indonesia is prohibiting travel during the popular homecoming period to celebrate Eid al-Fitr Read more ...

NZ suspends quarantine-free travel to and from Sydney

The decision was made following the detection of two community cases in Sydney. Read more ...

Apple's AirTag trackers made it frighteningly easy to ‘stalk' me

Apple's new AirTags, $45 wireless devices that help you locate things, work well. Frighteningly well. Read more ...

List manager Ned Guy quits Collingwood after tumultuous off-season

The man who oversaw Collingwood's salary cap firesale and list overhaul last year, Ned Guy, has quit the club. Read more ...

Johns brothers won't be ‘laying out witches' hats' for Samoa coach Parish

Matthew Johns has rejected calls from the Samoan coach to be his assistant as the battle to coach the Pacific nation intensifies. Read more ...

Cutting gas use for heating and cooking is not the way to net zero

Customers should be informed about new energy options and be empowered to adopt them, rather than restricting their choices by simply taking options away. Read more ...

Young athletes must not be ill-treated in the rush for gold medals

A report into gymnastics in Australia shows the risks in the win-at-all-costs approach to sports. Read more ...

Promoting the Language of ‘Reframing Aging' During Older Americans Month

With the theme of Older Americans Month being “Communities of Strength,” the organization Changing the Narrative is taking the opportunity to promote positive and constructive... Read more ...

Report: Growing with Age - Unlocking the Power of the Multigenerational...

Inclusion in the workplace, including older workers, can strengthen business resilience to provide a competitive advantage, according to a report and toolkit from AARP... Read more ...

Benefits of drug research are not being shared equitably among study...

A Yale-led study reveals that new medicines and vaccines approved for use in the United States are often unavailable in countries that hosted their clinical trials, suggesting... Read more ...