Medical

Tampa General ranked Florida’s second-best hospital in U.S

News & World Report's " Best Hospitals Honor Roll ", which includes the top 20 hospitals in the nation. The top five USA hospitals for 2018-2019 were the Ma...


These Are The Victims Of The Fredericton Shooting

Robichaud's wife, Melissa Robichaud, has said in multiple media interviews that her husband, from whom she was separated, had previously been a member of the Ba...


Cleveland hospitals make their mark in latest US News & World Report rankings

News evaluates - more points for higher rankings - and if they were rated "high performing" in one or more of the nine procedures and conditions. The top five...


Woman dies after infection from dog's saliva

The woman, 58-year-old Sharon Larson of South Milwaukee, had just adopted a puppy when it nipped her and caused a small cut, according to local news outlet WTM...


FDA adds more brands to recall of tainted blood pressure medication

But not all Camber products are being recalled, the FDA said. It maintains an updated list of valsartan products under recall and a list of valsartan products n...


MDH working with Zumbrota campground to reduce risks as outbreak response continues

The campground has re-opened the pool after hyper-chlorinating the water, closed a waterpark that couldn't be treated and posted warning signs about not swimmin...


Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness

Researchers at the University of Toledo found that staring at blue light causes a chemical reaction in the retinal molecules - the key molecule in vision. "Whe...


Does exercise actually improve your mental health?

Though all forms of exercise contributed to better mental health compared to not exercising, the strongest association was found in people who participated in p...


Checking work emails in non-work hours can harm your health

This study comes months after New York Councilman Rafael Espinal introduced a "Right to Disconnect" Bill, the first of its kind in the USA and modeled after a s...


Salt Might Not Be That Bad For Your Health, New Research Reveals

A minimum level of consumption in the analysed communities is 3 g sodium per day. The team used data from the ongoing Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (...


Blue Light From Smartphones Accelerates Blindness

Why exactly blue light is so harmful, however, apparently needed further research. "By learning more about the mechanisms of blindness in search of a method t...


Possible hep A exposure reported at Fort Smith Red Lobster

Customers of the Red Lobster in Fort Smith, 7401 Rogers Ave., between July 19 and Saturday are advised to check their vaccination status, according to a news r...


How Does a Poppy Seed Bagel Trigger a Positive Drug Test?

And after a lot of verifications, the case-worker closed her file after determining that her's was "a legitimate case of the poppy seed defence", the channel ad...


Is keto diet putting you at risk for diabetes?

As well as fuelling weight loss , these diets are also thought to keep blood sugar levels stable, but new research suggests that this might not be the case. If...


Encouraging a "Diverse" Diet can Backfire

Eating a diverse range of foods as part of your diet, as often recommended by health professionals, may not be as healthy as we think, according to a study pu...


Invasive longhorned tick found for the first time in NYC

It has been found in seven states and in the heavily populated suburbs of New York City. In addition to Eastern Asia, the tick is also a threat to livestock i...


‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ triggering young people to seek plastic surgery

The report says these filters are sometimes triggering body dysmorphic disorder , a mental illness that leads to compulsive tendencies such as excessive beau...


Regular exercise can help improve mental health - but don't go overboard

People who exercised for periods of 90 minutes at a time suffered up to one day extra of poor mental health each month compared to those who stuck to 45 m...


Mother in labor tests positive for opium in bagel debacle

But her doctor said the hospital had already reported her to the state. Turns out, she just ate a poppy seed bagel for breakfast that morning . Eden descri...


Degenerative eye diseases associated with Alzheimer's risk

Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author. "The main message from this study...


CVS Health tops Wall Street 2Q forecasts, narrows guidance

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) stock was up on Wednesday following the release of its earnings report for the second quarter of 2018. CVS Health beat Wall Stre...


Blue light from phones, tablets may fast-track blindness

The blue light tablets, smartphones, and laptops emit is so bright we can see our screens on a sunny day. It kills photoreceptor cells, which do not regenera...


Ebola kills nine in DR Congo

The latest outbreak , declared August 1 in Mangina village in the Mabalako health zone, is Congo's tenth outbreak since the virus was identified in 1976....


'Snapchat Dysmorphia': People Seeking Plastic Surgery to Look Like Their Filtered Selfies

BDD affects up to 2.4 percent of the population. "With the introduction of social platforms and filters over the last five years, more and more patients com...


New Jersey reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

West Nile virus is transmitted from birds through bites by the Culex pipiens mosquito. 'Until the state's first hard frost, whether it's for work or play, bei...


GM Employees Get 'Direct' Care in New Health Care Health Program

For eligible employees who opt in to the plan, ConnectedCare is expected to shave anywhere from $300 to $900 off their costs annually, when compared to the chea...


Gretchen Whitmer wins Democratic primary for MI governor

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended her push for a "Medicare for all" health care system on Wednesday in part by citing the reduced cost of funeral expenses it wo...


Ditch your Y-fronts to have a baby

At least, they've determined which option is better if having a child is an immediate goal . It was published Wednesday in the journal Human Reproduction . T...


Drugs 'are best way to treat children's ADHD'

It's methylphenidate for kids and amphetamines for adults, according to a new study. They said part of the problem is the idea that it is not a "real" condi...


FDA expands list of heart failure medications after cancer-causing agent found

Other products that recorded more than 1 billion won of total sales previous year include JW Pharmaceutical's Valsaforce (3.71 billion won), Aju Pharmaceutical'...


Man in overdose photo thanks God he's alive, apologizes to family

He was taken to Landmark Medical Center for an evaluation. Police say Krajczynski was overdosing. A Woonsocket, R.I. man is facing a criminal neglect charge...


Kajiado nursing moms given tips on breastfeeding

According to United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), it is described as the cornerstone of care for childhood development and the gold standard of infant feeding...


Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

Mosquitos are collected from over 90 test sites across CT to test for viruses including West Nile, Zika and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Limit outdoor activit...


Female heart attack patients likely to survive if treated by women doctors

Previous studies based on data from Australia and Sweden have revealed that men and women experience different care if they have a heart attack , while U...


Superbugs evolve to survive hand sanitizer

A team of scientists from the University of Melbourne, led by microbiologist Timothy Stinear and infectious disease expert Paul Johnson, chose to conduct a rese...