Global Health: Measles Outbreak Now at 880 Cases, With Fastest Growth...

Warming weather usually slows transmission of the virus, but it is not clear that this outbreak is fading, experts said. Source link

Purely Elizabeth Recalls Granola Products

A range of gluten-free granola products have been recalled by Purely Elizabeth because they may contain foreign matter such as glass, plastic or...

Walking During Work Meetings Brings Benefits

Not only does it provide much needed exercise for people who are often tied to their desks for the entire work day, it...

U.S. Children Eating Less Seafood

May 20, 2019 -- American children are eating less seafood than they used to, a new American...

Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat is Risky

The deaths fall under the umbrella of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental suffocation and/or strangulation in bed. Read More

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda...

The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who...

Neck Cracking and Stroke: How Risky Is It?

A direct cause-and-effect link has not been established, but the Heart Association-Stroke Association statement recommends that health care providers tell patients of the...

Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom

In the study, researchers assessed heart and blood vessel health in postmenopausal women, along with their breastfeeding history. Read More

Swallowed Button Batteries Must be Removed: Study

Whenever a child swallows a battery -- or might have swallowed one -- parents should get to the hospital right away. Read More

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence

People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This...

Sugary Drinks and Juices Increase Early Death Risk

The researchers found that those who drank the most sugar-sweetened beverages -- including 100%  fruit juice -- had higher odds of dying during...

Turmeric Takes a Star Turn in Cocktails

The spice widely praised as a curative superfood is showing up in a different kind of medication. Source link

A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an...

Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer. Source link

Herpes infection of the cornea

The clear tissue at the front of the eye is known as the cornea, and it must remain crystal clear in order for...

French Patient in Right-to-Die Dispute Is Taken Off Life Support

Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family has been split over whether to let doctors...

How to Get Rid of Nausea

Table of Contents What Is Nausea? What Causes Nausea? 2 Other Common Causes of Nausea 6 Home Remedies for Nausea Essential Oils for Nausea Helpful Tips to Manage Nausea...

The New Health Care: Is Our Health Care Spending Worth It?

Putting a price on longevity or well-being is tricky, but not impossible. Source link

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids?

Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like ...

Personal Health: Millions Take Gabapentin for Pain. But There’s Scant Evidence...

“There is very little data to justify how these drugs are being used and why they should be in the top 10 in...

Weekly Health Quiz: Glyphosate, Exercise and Sleep

1 Which of the following types of exercise has been shown to be particularly effective for diabetes and insulin resistance? Stretching Aerobic exercise Strength...