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Marijuana Health Effects: Report Calls for More Research

Marijuana Health Effects: Report Calls for More Research

Scientists say that marijuana may aid in pain relief but the other benefits connected with it are at best of dubious value....

4 days ago, 2:57am CST

Flu Spreading Across the US

Flu Spreading Across the US

If it seems like everyone you know has had a bit of a "bug" the last few weeks, you aren't alone. It could be the flu, as media...

6 days ago, 12:21pm CST

Hate the Dentist? This New Drug May Help

Hate the Dentist? This New Drug May Help

There is a new method of renewing stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug that could reduce the number of trips you...

Jan 9 2017, 3:49pm CST

Arctic Pollution Threatens Polar Bear Health

Arctic Pollution Threatens Polar Bear Health

It looks like rampant pollution in the Arctic threatens the health of polar bears extant in the region...

Jan 7 2017, 8:42am CST

The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant May Surprise You

The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant May Surprise You

Yo Quiero Taco Bell?...

Jan 6 2017, 9:50am CST

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Old Age

The Mediterranean diet has been proven to be excellent for the human brain....

Jan 6 2017, 9:35am CST

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

In 2015, the market for OTC cold and cough medicines came in at $9.5 billion, with several billion dollars spend on treating th...

Jan 4 2017, 12:10pm CST

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older People

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older People

Research on older adults showed a connection between brain health and consumption of leafy green vegetables....

Dec 19 2016, 6:38am CST

Denying Abortion Does Harm Women’s Mental Health

Denying Abortion Does Harm Women’s Mental Health

Apparently the denial of the right to an abortion may harm the pregnant woman’s psyche more than going through the harrowing pr...

Dec 17 2016, 5:27am CST

Pets can be Valuable for People with Mental Health Problems, Says Study

Pets can be Valuable for People with Mental Health Problems, Says Study

Cats, dogs and birds can help people deal with serious mental illnesses...

Dec 11 2016, 6:33am CST

E-Cigarettes Use by US Youth is a Major Health Concern, Surgeon General Warns

E-Cigarettes Use by US Youth is a Major Health Concern, Surgeon General Warns

The surgeon general has issued a warning regarding e-cigarettes for youth....

Dec 9 2016, 10:59am CST

Be Careful About Letting Children Use Headphones

Be Careful About Letting Children Use Headphones

Some headphones that are marketed for use by children might not be good enough for young ears, according to a new report that w...

Dec 6 2016, 5:55pm CST

Human Skin Doesn't Leak - Here's Why

Human Skin Doesn't Leak - Here's Why

Our skin sometimes has problems, but the one thing we can always depend on it for is to hold us together. We aren't leaking blo...

Dec 5 2016, 6:40pm CST

Protein-carbohydrate Combo Good for Gut Health

Protein-carbohydrate Combo Good for Gut Health

Dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate may help promote good gut health as such a diet encourages cooperation between...

Nov 26 2016, 10:15pm CST

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

The year you were born is one of the biggest indicators of whether or not you are going to get some types of the flu, according...

Nov 15 2016, 9:20am CST

CES 2017: Health & Fitness Tech to Make a Big Impact at CES

CES 2017: Health & Fitness Tech to Make a Big Impact at CES

CES will bring the next generation of health and fitness tech to their event...

Nov 9 2016, 4:12am CST

Deadly Fungus Arrives in the United States

Deadly Fungus Arrives in the United States

A yeast is drifting throughout hospitals, taking root in open wounds, blood, and even inside of people's ears. It is almost imp...

Nov 7 2016, 11:36am CST

Sunshine Improves Your Mental and Emotional Health

Sunshine Improves Your Mental and Emotional Health

Strong links have been found between sunlight and mental stability. Other factors such as rain, pollution and temperature do no...

Nov 5 2016, 7:19am CDT

Our Immune Systems Are Linked to How Our Ancestors Had Sex

Our Immune Systems Are Linked to How Our Ancestors Had Sex

Scientists have been looking into what makes our immune systems tick and found that Europeans and Africans have significantly d...

Oct 27 2016, 6:11pm CDT

Too Many Americans are Suffering from Mental Health Issues

Too Many Americans are Suffering from Mental Illness

More than half of U.S. adults with mental health issues do not receive any treatment, says annual report...

Oct 22 2016, 10:34pm CDT

Top 10 Health Innovations of the Year

Top 10 Health Innovations of the Year

10 Best Health Innovations That Could Save Lives...

Oct 20 2016, 2:03am CDT

Many Vitamins Don't Work - Here are the Good Ones

Many Vitamins Don't Work - Here are the Good Ones

It has been the way to stay healthy for all of time - eat vegetables, go for walks or runs on a daily basis, drink water, and t...

Oct 17 2016, 6:50am CDT

Flu 2016 Claims First Life

Flu 2016 Claims First Life

The flu has claimed its first victim of the 2016-2017 flu season, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services ha...

Oct 14 2016, 1:43pm CDT

Scientists Mine Social Media Data for Health Research

Scientists Mine Social Media Data for Health Research

Combining the tools of Big Data analysis and visualization with the vast amounts of data generated by social media, a group of...

Oct 14 2016, 11:27am CDT

Doctors Outperform Apps at Diagnosing Health Problems

Doctors Outperform Apps at Diagnosing Health Problems

Head to head comparison reveals that doctor are significantly better than symptom checker apps at accurate diagnosis...

Oct 12 2016, 2:25pm CDT

Parent-Child Warmth Can Benefit Children's Health Decades Later

Parent-Child Warmth Can Benefit Children's Health Decades Later

Researchers find out that good and warm relationship between parents and children have good effect on health in the longer life...

Oct 7 2016, 12:14pm CDT

CDC Now Urging US Citizens to Get Flu Shot

CDC Now Urging US Citizens to Get Flu Shot

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a statement urging Americans to get their flu shots as s...

Oct 3 2016, 2:28pm CDT

Flu Season Has Officially Started

Flu Season Has Officially Started

The flu season has officially started with the first diagnosed case in New Hampshire.The positive test came from an adult in Ro...

Sep 29 2016, 11:10am CDT

Internet Addiction Masks Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Masks Mental Health Problems

College aged students who excessively use internet are trying to hide from their personal issues....

Sep 21 2016, 12:42pm CDT

How a Blind Person's Brain Reacts When Doing Math

How a Blind Person's Brain Reacts When Doing Math

For years, people who were born without sight were all but forgotten by the education community. Now, we are making strides in...

Sep 20 2016, 1:25pm CDT

Cure for the Common Cold? What You Eat Helps

Cure for the Common Cold? What You Eat Helps

When you're sick, you probably have the same diet that everyone else has: chicken noodle soup, dry toast, ginger ale, and maybe...

Sep 20 2016, 10:28am CDT

Hackers Offer DIY Alternative to EpiPen

Hackers Offer DIY Alternative to EpiPen

Michael Laufer isn't allergic to anything to the extreme that he needs to carry an EpiPen, the automatic drug-injecting device...

Sep 20 2016, 9:01am CDT

Internet Addiction Could Be Sign of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Could Be Sign of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet addiction could be a sign of other mental health issues among college students, reports a new study. Canadian research...

Sep 19 2016, 12:51pm CDT

World's First Robotic Eye Operation

World's First Robotic Eye Operation

Professor of Ophthalmology Robert MacLaren and Dr. Thomas Edwards, Nuffield Medical Fellow, have performed the first robotic ey...

Sep 14 2016, 11:15am CDT

Human Brains Are Riddled with Toxic Air Pollution Particles

Human Brains Are Riddled with Toxic Air Pollution Particles

Toxic nanoparticles that float around us have been discovered in "abundant" quantities in our brains, according to a recent stu...

Sep 6 2016, 2:14pm CDT

Antibacterial Soap Has Been Bad for You This Whole Time

Antibacterial Soap Has Been Bad for You This Whole Time

Consumers really don't need to use antibacterial soaps. In fact, using them could even be dangerous, according to the FDA.Just...

Sep 2 2016, 3:38pm CDT

Fitbit Makes Revolutionary Changes

Fitbit Makes Revolutionary Changes

These days, it is pretty hard to find people who don't have some sort of fitness tracker on their person. We use them to encour...

Aug 30 2016, 12:38pm CDT

There's a Crazy New Virus Running Rampant

There's a Crazy New Virus Running Rampant

There has been a new virus identified and it is so weird that it breaks all of the rules for what we know about viruses that in...

Aug 29 2016, 7:13am CDT

We've Evolved into A New Eye Movement

We've Evolved into A New Eye Movement

Researchers have found that we all perform a new, distinct eye movement on a daily basis. The catch is that we don't actually n...

Aug 29 2016, 6:12am CDT

Scientists Make Huge Cancer Breakthrough

Scientists Make Huge Cancer Breakthrough

In what has been called a major step toward the end of the cancer fight, researchers have seen how cancer cells spread from the...

Aug 26 2016, 9:54am CDT