New guidelines for cancer doctors aim to make sense of gene tests
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has issued guidelines on how cancer doctors should approach the use of new genetic tests that...
Regulations may make kids' fast food meals healthier
Regulating fast food kids' meals that include toys may end up making the meals healthier, according to a new study.
Experts to investigate new Ebola case in north Sierra Leone
Ebola experts are in Sierra Leone's Kambia district investigating a case that emerged less than a week after the country's last known patient was...
Daily pot smoking on US college campuses at 35-year high, study says
The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study...
US adult smoking rate dips to 17 percent
A new government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults continues to fall.
Legionnaires' outbreak leaves 4 dead at Illinois veterans home
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has left four people dead among 29 sickened at Illinois Veterans' Home at Quincy, the Quincy Herald-Whig...
Patient Perception a Key Element in Preventing Falls in Hospitals
Hospitalized patients deemed at risk for falls may not follow prevention strategies depending on their perceptions of personal risk, according to...
5 must-try burger toppers
Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover news ways to enjoy a juicy burger hot off the grill. Check out these...
Contact lenses leave man partially blind in one eye
If you’ve ever been tempted to keep your contacts in overnight, you must read this: A 39-year-old man in Cincinnati, Ohio, slept in his contact...
Op-Ed Contributor: Psychology Is Not in Crisis
Failure to replicate experiments is just how science works.
Wayne W. Dyer, Prolific Author of Self-Help Books, Dies at 75
Dr. Dyer, author of the best-selling “Your Erroneous Zones” and more than two dozen books, was a popular lecturer and talk-show guest....
Faking Doctors’ Notes to Escape Gaza War Zone
Israeli permits to cross the border are reserved mainly for merchants and medical patients, spurring a black market for fake medical referrals....