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The American Academy of Neurology has shifted its stance on who should receive prescription painkillers and how doctors should be held accountable, reported Medical News Today.
Wine drinkers, rejoice! Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that an antioxidant derived from grapes -- and also found in wine -- inhibits the growth of acne-causing bacteria.
When you walk into your doctor’s office and see clipboards and pens emblazoned with brand names of drugs, do you ever wonder just how much money he or she is getting from pharmaceutical companies...
The National Coffee Association estimates roughly 83 percent of adults in the U.S. drink coffee. Some people consider coffee drinking a bad habit, but here we debunk 5 myths about coffee that say otherwise
New York Police Department officers used anti-overdose spray to save the life of a 26-year-old man who had overdosed on painkillers Saturday, SILive.com reported.
Think you're a big eater?
A six-year-old Missouri boy battling terminal cancer served as captain of a local football team last weekend, and scored a touchdown with the help of some teammates.
Enterovirus-68—a respiratory illness for which there's no specific treatment, according to the CDC—has sent hundreds of people (mostly kids) to the hospital nationwide: By last count, there were 443 cases reported in 40 states, NBC News notes.
A raft of new cancer drugs promise better, longer-lasting treatments with fewer adverse side effects -- but their high cost is a growing concern.
A compound found in hops— one of the basic ingredients of beer— is capable of improving memory and thought patterns in mice, reported Quartz.
After waiting seven months for a transplant, a Georgia toddler finally has a new heart.
An increasing number of people are replacing meals with snacks, reported USA Today.
Doesn't it seem like a new fad diet pops up every day? One may think that we would eventually run out of food combinations, but new trends just keep emerging.
Bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine and sold as weight loss aids were more decaf than espresso, and the companies that sold them have agreed to refund money to customers and pull their ads, U.S. regulators said on Monday.
Information on the safety and effectiveness of medical devices before and after they are cleared by U.S. health regulators can be improved, according to two new studies.
Kids who receive several rounds of antibiotics before age two may be at an increased risk of being overweight by age five, suggests a new study.
U.S. health officials are investigating at least 10 cases of children in Colorado who developed limb weakness or paralysis after testing positive for a respiratory virus, state health officials said on Monday.
First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives.
As we age, it’s even more important to keep in shape. Exercise can alleviate many ailments like osteoporosis, heart disease and even cancer.
The link between relationship status and well-being is a complicated one.