What Clinicians Need to Know about Bilingual Development in Children
Bilingual children pose unique challenges for clinicians, and, until recently, there was little research on young bilinguals to guide clinical...
What's Lurking in Your Lungs? Surprising Findings Emerge From U-M Microbiome Research
With every breath you take, microbes have a chance of making it into your lungs. But what happens when they get there? And why do dangerous lung...
‘Exercise hormone’ irisin really does exist
The "exercise hormone" irisin has generated controversy among scientists — some say it's produced when humans work up a sweat, and holds promise as...
Sierra Leone lifts last major Ebola quarantine as cases recede
Sierra Leone lifted its last major Ebola quarantine on Friday as President Ernest Bai Koroma expressed confidence that the country would soon be...
Addict amnesty: Police give heroin addicts support, rehab
The young woman nursing a fresh black eye has come to the police station in this old fishing city for help. But she's not looking to report a crime...
2016 hopefuls hit the gym, try to skip pie on campaign trail
Scott Walker is counting steps on his FitBit. Jeb Bush swears by the Paleo diet. Bobby Jindal is a "gym rat."
Seriously ill patients can get spiritual counseling via Skype
Newly diagnosed and seriously ill patients who need spiritual support, but can’t travel for it, can now get free counseling via Skype or by phone...
There’s little evidence to help avoid stress fractures
Although there are plenty of opinions about what causes tiny, painful stress fractures in the bones of regular runners, a new review of existing...
Women who work or lift a lot may struggle to get pregnant
Women who work more than 40 hours a week or routinely lift heavy loads may take longer to get pregnant than women who don’t, a U.S. study suggests.
Estrogen's role in breast cancer— and how to reduce your disease risk
According to new government predictions , the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer will rise by as much as 50 percent by 2030.
Guide to the healthiest cooking oils
Confused about which cooking oil is the healthiest? Join the club.
6 guys with ripped abs tell you why it’s not worth it
An electro-shocker belt hawked on a late-night infomercial won’t give you six-pack abs. At least not unless you can clip it to your tongue and use...