Red Cosmetic Powder Used in Hindu Ceremonies Contains Unsafe Lead Levels
Rutgers researchers say that lead levels in sindoor, a red powder used in Hindu ceremonies, is a real concern that must be addressed.
Nurse helps deliver baby after woman goes into labor at Target
A labor and delivery nurse quickly switched from leisurely shopper to on-duty medic when a woman suddenly went into labor inside the Target store...
Patient at center of Utah nurse's high-profile arrest dies
Authorities say a hospital patient at the center of a disputed blood draw that led to a Utah nurse's high-profile arrest has died.
McConnell Says Republicans Are Giving Up on Health Bill
Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, said Republicans would not move ahead with a vote on the latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
5 types of arthritis and how to tell the difference
Throughout your life, you’ve probably heard an aging person joke about their stiffening joints.
28,000 jogging strollers recalled over potential fall risk
Delta Children’s Products has issued a recall for 28,000 of its “J is for Jeep” brand cross-country all-terrain jogging strollers over concerns...
Antibiotics Warranted for Kids with Minor Staph Infections
For children with Staphylococcus aureus (staph) infections, prescribing antibiotics -- in addition to lancing and draining -- may reduce the risk...
Study: Genetic Testing Can Help Determine Safest Dose of Common Blood Thinner
A new study finds that genetic testing can help determine the safest dose of the blood thinner warfarin, with fewer side effects, in patients...
Post Heart Attack: How Can Scar Tissue Be Turned Back Into Healthy Heart Muscle?
Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and elsewhere are exploring ways to reprogram scar tissue cells into healthy heart muscle cells, and now...
Drug Combo Gangs Up to Take on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
In the hunt for novel treatments against an aggressive form of breast cancer, researchers combined a new protein inhibitor with a chemotherapy...
Need for Enhanced Nursing & Post-Acute Transitional Care Models for Rising Obesity Levels
Elderly, chronically ill people experience frequent changes in health status that require transitions among health care providers and settings....
Dad dies after getting attacked by bees in yard
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Massachusetts father who died of what is believed to be a heart attack after he was attacked by bees...