World Briefing: Yemen: Dengue Fever and Malaria Are Linked to Trash
The garbage has contaminated the soil and water and attracted infectious pests, the organization, Mercy Corps, said.
Ticks: Summer’s Unwanted Guests
Thorough checks of spouses, children and friends for the tiny pathogen-carrying freeloaders are now a necessary part of summer rituals....
F.D.A. Warns Company Over Kardashian Instagram Marketing
The Food and Drug Administration said that Kim Kardashian West’s promotion of a morning-sickness product did not mention the drug’s risks....
Photo of woman breast-feeding friend’s son ignites controversy
A photo of a mother breast-feeding her own son and her friend’s son has gone viral, resulting in controversy, WPVI reported.
Eating Protein-Packed Breakfast Prevents Body Fat Gain, Improves Glycemic Control in Overweight Teens
Approximately 60 percent of young people habitually skip breakfast up to four times a week, previous research has shown. Although health experts...
High mental illness rates, little help for youth in detention
Many youth caught up in the juvenile justice system are hospitalized for mental illness because they aren’t getting psychiatric help before they’re...
Glaxo plant with Legionnaires' bacteria is quiet for 2nd day
All was quiet Wednesday at a GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical plant that was shut down after the drug maker discovered the bacteria that causes...
NYC hospitals ban filming of ER reality TV
New York City hospitals will no longer allow the filming of reality TV in their wards without prior written consent.
Scientists solve a REM-sleep mystery
Exactly what your flickering eyes are doing during the rapid-eye-movement phase of sleep has long been a mystery to scientists, but a team that...
Hope for paraplegics: Spinal cord stimulation may restore motion, sensation
Kent Stephenson, of Mount Pleasant, Texas, was a competitive motocross racer until one day in June 2009, when the motor on his bike locked up while...
Knee replacement may ‘turn back the clock’ for arthritis pain
Knee replacement surgery may significantly ease pain and improve leg function and quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid...
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak, UN says
A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 315 people and infected at least 20,000,...