A Gun to His Head as a Child. In Prison as an Adult.
Taking childhood trauma into account means asking inmates ‘What happened to you?’ instead of ‘What is wrong with you?’
Family blames hospital after mom loses limbs to flesh-eating bacteria following childbirth
A Canadian mother has filed a claim against her doctors and the hospital she gave birth in after she lost all four limbs to a flesh-eating bacteria...
Michigan mom who ignored deal to vaccinate son loses primary custody
A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to...
Teen who lost arms, legs to illness stuns with piano performance
A 16-year-old girl who lost her arms and legs to a deadly virus played piano in front of a crowd for the first time in an emotional clip.
Global Health: In Early Results, Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis Proves Effective
A nine-month course of treatment seems to work as well as a longer regimen to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis, a growing threat to global health.
Horse therapy program for veterans with PTSD needs donations
Returning soldiers and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other issues associated with war are finding solace in a...
Energy drinks: What are the health risks?
Caffeine can cause major health conditions, including problems with heart and blood vessels, the National Institutes of Health has warned.
Scientists Unveil 'Roadmap' to Aid Osteoporosis Treatment Development
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a molecular model that may provide a new framework for...
Earthquakes! Fires! Shootings! Storms! How Tech Can Help Ease ‘Disaster Fatigue’
Experts say there are steps you can take to help fight the sadness and anxiety that a stream of bad news may be causing.
Man walks to hospital with knife in chest after being stabbed in heart, reports say
Authorities are investigating after a 35-year-old former EMT checked himself into a local hospital on Monday after being stabbed in the heart.
New Study Demonstrates Importance of Studying Sleep and Eating in Tandem
A new study from scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers important insights into possible links between...
Insight Into the Challenges and Contributions of Nurse Bioethicists
In an essay about her career trajectory and clinical, educational, and research experiences that shaped her career goals, University of...