Sucking Your Baby's Pacifier May Benefit Their Health
Many parents probably think nothing of sucking on their baby's pacifier to clean it after it falls to the ground. Turns out, doing so may benefit...
Blacks Are Twice as Likely as Whites to Experience Sudden Cardiac Death
The rate of sudden cardiac death in African-Americans is twice as high as in whites, and no one knows why.
Hyperemesis: Is your pregnancy nausea more than morning sickness?
You’ve found out the big news that you’re expecting, and you’re looking forward to watching your baby grow big and strong.
Herbert Fingarette, Contrarian Philosopher on Alcoholism, Dies at 97
Mr. Fingarette concluded that heavy drinking was willful behavior, not a disease, and that moderate use of alcohol was an acceptable treatment goal.
Q&A: The ABCs of E-Cigarettes
As vaping grows more popular, especially among teens, here are answers to some basic questions about its health effects.
Cotton-Based Hybrid Biofuel Cell Could Power Implantable Medical Devices
A glucose-powered biofuel cell that uses electrodes made from cotton fiber could someday help power implantable medical devices such as pacemakers...
CDC Designates HIV Prevention in Young Transgender Women Effective
Project LifeSkills, a behavioral intervention to prevent HIV in young transgender women, was designated by the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research...
Ashkenazi Jewish Founder Mutation Identified in Leigh Syndrome
Decades after two brothers died in childhood from a mitochondrial disease, scientists pinpointed the genetic cause as a founder mutation in an...
Interruptions after work: why phone calls and texts are worse than emails
After work emails, phone calls and text messages have different consequences for employees. Email interruptions allow workers to be in control....
Woman loses eyes, part of brain to rare fungal infection months after dream wedding
An Arizona woman has been in a battle for her life for weeks after a rare fungal infection spread throughout her body, costing her both eyes, her...
Dry Eye Syndrome Slows Reading Rate, Study Suggests
Dry Eye Syndrome Slows Reading Rate, Study Suggests 11/15/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to...
Project on improving lifesaving care for emergency trauma patients leads to pioneering clinical trial
Using an innovative quality improvement project to determine how to design an effective emergency trauma clinical trial, a team of surgeons at The...