Italian woman awarded sick pay for time off to take care of ill dog
An Italian woman was granted sick pay for the time she took off while caring for her ill dog, a ruling that could have pets be recognized as...
Former runner takes on 5K 9 years after tragic accident
"The wind and the sun was in my hair, just like it was when I used to run."
Johns Hopkins Scientists Develop Experimental "Nano-Chemo" Particle to Treat Bladder Cancer
Working with mice and rats, Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a way to successfully deliver nano-sized, platinum-based chemotherapy drugs...
Living With Cancer: Cancer Humor
Cracking up may be a better option than breaking down, or so three recent books by young people with cancer suggest.
Why I Almost Fired My Doctor
Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.
Fred Hutch Studies Advance Methods to Avert Toxicity That Can Accompany Immunotherapy
Two new papers from researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center provide the most comprehensive data yet reported on side effects of the...
Foiled in Congress, Trump Moves on His Own to Undermine Obamacare
President Trump is expected to issue an order on Thursday to allow the sale of health insurance plans that are exempt from some Affordable Care Act...
TSRI Chemists Use Modified DNA Nucleotides to Create New Materials
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have demonstrate that they can repurpose DNA to create new substances with possible medical...
University of Vermont dorm promotes healthy lifestyle, yoga
A new substance-free dorm at the University of Vermont helps students lead healthy lifestyles through yoga, meditation, healthy food options, and...
Seychelles Reports a Case of Plague
A man fell ill after returning from Madagascar, which is struggling to contain a rash of plague cases. It is the first instance of the outbreak...
Hospital sued over stillborn baby found in dirty laundry
A family is suing the Minnesota hospital that discarded their stillborn baby with dirty laundry after offering to have the boy’s body cremated.
I Was Misinformed: Cold Carriers, You’ve Been Busted
Tired of wondering who gave you that terrible cold? There’s a genealogical test for that.