Health & Wellness

Genes May Show Players at Risk for Brain Trouble

Among soccer players who headed the ball the most, those with the gene mutation called the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 (APOE e4) allele...

Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk

Children and teens in U.S. counties where 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level were 37% more likely...

Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study

Researchers examined workplace sexual harassment in the United States, Japan and Sweden. They found that female supervisors experienced...

CDC Confirms Second U.S. Coronavirus Case

The patient is a woman in her 60s. She had symptoms a few days after returning to the U.S. from a trip to Wuhan, China, on Jan. 13....

Washington Monitors Coronavirus Patient’s Contacts

The CDC confirmed the Washington state resident's diagnosis Tuesday. By Wednesday, state public health officials had identified 16...

Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung Cancer

An immune system that's not functioning normally may lead to lung cancer in patients who don't smoke, a new study suggests.

Low-Dose Aspirin Might Help Prevent Preterm Births

The trial, which was run in six lower-income countries, found that giving first-time mothers a daily low-dose aspirin reduced their...

Baby Microbiome: Nurturing Your Baby's Healthy Bacteria

The trillions of bacteria that inhabit your gut and other bodily regions can have a critical impact on your overall health. The same...

4 New Advances for Treating Skin and Body Issues

In dermatology, advances in technology have the potential to simplify some of the most complicated treatments.

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Skin Cancer

Artificial intelligence (AI) is ramping up how dermatologists diagnose skin conditions, even serious cancers like melanoma.

Pet Apps From First Aid to Fitness

Whether you have one pet or a menagerie, keeping track of their current medications, vaccination due dates, and other health information...

Coronavirus 2020 Outbreak: Latest Updates

Everything you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak that has sickened hundreds and killed more than two dozen around the globe....

How Many Steps a Day Do You Really Need?

A new study found that just 4,400 steps reduced the risk of premature mortality in women by 41%.

Smart Fitness

From apps that automatically adjust your workout when you're sore to pants that help you nail your yoga pose, artificial intelligence...

Racism Linked to Faster Aging Among Blacks

Data were collected in 2000 when participants had an average age of 40, and the follow-up took place 10 years later. At both points,...

The Damage of Vaccine Misinformation

From 2013 to 2016, negative information about the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine spread widely through Danish media outlets. As...

New Drug Could Help Stop Blindness From Thyroid Eye Disease

It's the first treatment specifically approved for thyroid eye disease. The drug was approved Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....

Flame Retardants, Pesticides Remain Threat to U.S. Health:...

Among children, the percentage of cognitive (mental skills) loss attributed to chemicals in flame retardants rose to 81% in 2015-2016,...

Eating More Veggies Won't Stop Prostate Cancer: Study

After two years of follow-up, the group on the vegetable-rich diet saw no extra protection against prostate cancer compared to the...

'Yo-Yo' Blood Pressure Numbers in Youth a Bad Sign for...

In fact, every 4 mm Hg spike in systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a reading -- during young adulthood was tied to a 15%...

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