Health 25 May '16
Zika already causes microcephaly in babies affected by the virus. A recent report found that eye damages can be also one of the health issues Zika-affected infants are facing.
Health/Nutrition 20 May '16
Even small turtles can be carriers of salmonella through their skin and shell. The recent salmonella outbreak in 26 U.S. states has already infected 133 individuals.
Body 19 May '16
Healthcare spending in the U.S. can be reduced if more people quit smoking. More than $60 billion can be saved from the country's healthcare costs if residents quit cigarettes.
ADHD 17 May '16
Children are being misdiagnosed with ADHD due to rare cancer tumors that exhibit similar symptoms. Wrong diagnosis can be a threat to kids' health.
Medicine 16 May '16
A single molecule treatment is being developed by researchers. The treatment can potentially be better than vaccines when it comes to protecting people from contagious diseases.
Medicine 13 May '16
CDC's own laboratories have repeatedly violated safety rules, receiving sanctions under federal regulations over the years.
Health 13 May '16
Michigan has a higher rate of chickenpox cases this year than in 2015. Officials recorded a 57 percent surge among children infected with the contagious disease.
Mind 12 May '16
Former National Football League players are at no greater risk of killing themselves when compared with the general American population, a recent CDC study claims.
Body 11 May '16
The price of cholesterol drugs manufactured by Amgen and Sanofi/Regeneron will not be results-based. The medication will get more expensive if patients' cholesterol levels aren't reduced.
Health 11 May '16
Urine tests give a longer time period for detecting tha virus than blood tests.
Behavior 11 May '16
Teens and young children need different kinds of treatment for their ADHD. Teenagers need a more specialized medication that combines psychotherapy and drugs.
Fertility 11 May '16
The U.S. is seeing lower birth rates since the 2008 recession. Fewer babies have significant impacts on the country's economy.
Body 6 May '16
The CDC said that Hepatitis C is killing more Americans than HIV, tuberculosis and other diseases.
Body 6 May '16
Find out why the number of Hepatitis C cases and deaths are increasing in America.
News 6 May '16
Did "Unbreakable" singer Janet Jackson release the simultaneous surprise of her music video "Dammn Baby" and a successful IVF assisted pregnancy?
Food 4 May '16
CRF Frozen Foods is expanding its recall process due to a listeria scare. Frozen organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables are also being recalled by the company to ensure consumers' safety.
Body 4 May '16
The CDC is investigating a Disney cruise ship after nearly 150 people aboard contracted a stomach bug.
Health 2 May '16
Playground equipment like monkey bars and swings result to higher concussion rates among children. Around 30,000 children got concussions and traumatic brain injuries in 2013.
Autism 1 May '16
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that more than one-third of autistic kids have wandered away from a safe environment in the last twelve months.
Body 30 April '16
A study found that people with psoriasis have higher chances of being obese and diabetic. Psoriasis can also lead to heart diseases, stroke and mental distress like depression.
Behavior 29 April '16
The CDC says that teenage birth rates are at a record low and that the rates have decreased by almost half in blacks and Hispanic teens.
Body 29 April '16
Minnesota saw a rise of people infected with HIV/AIDS. Teenagers, minorities and drug users are the main carriers of the disease.
Behavior 28 April '16
A new study about teenage drinking in the U.S. found that girls took their first full alcoholic drink earlier than boys.