Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond
Many businesses are ill-equipped or unwilling to deal with opioid addiction even as it has driven up health costs and hurt productivity.
Michigan girl's organs help save 6 others after fatal ATV accident
The family of a Michigan girl killed in a tragic ATV accident that left her 14-year-old sister severely injured said that she will have the chance...
Researchers Successfully Train Employees to Respond to Opioid Overdose, Administer Naloxone
A small study shows that business managers and staff--such as those running coffee shops and fast-food restaurants--can be trained to reverse...
The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the...
Woman's swollen pinkie was rare sign of tuberculosis
A swollen finger is often the symptom of a simple sprain, but for one woman in California, a puffy pinkie was a rare sign of tuberculosis ,...
Barbie-inspired blogger overcomes anorexia after eating disorder nearly killed her
A woman whose eating disorder saw her weight plummet to just 75 lbs.
Pennsylvania girl with diabetes dies after blood sugar drops during sleepover, family says
A Pennsylvania community is mourning the death of a 10-year-old girl who was discovered unresponsive at a sleepover on Sunday morning.
Mom diagnosed with 2 cancers given weeks to live
A single mom who spent over $15,000 on IVF to have miracle twins is preparing to say goodbye to them after being given weeks to live with terminal...
Ask Well: How Long Do I Retain Immunity?
Antibody half-life varies tremendously, from about 11 years for tetanus to over 200 years for measles and mumps.
Advancing Life Sciences Research with the Internet of Things
The internet of things (IoT) is allowing scientists to optimize laboratory operations and combine instruments to measure and respond to complex...
Cooking with Wood or Coal Is Linked to Increased Risk of Respiratory Illness and Death
Burning wood or coal to cook food is associated with increased risk of hospitalization or dying from respiratory diseases, according to new...
Virginia poultry plant investigated after 50 workers sickened with rare infectious disease
Health officials are investigating a poultry plant in New Market, Virginia, after 50 employees were recently sickened by Psittacosis, a rare...