Who Would Think This Sends 2 Kids to the ER Every Hour?

A study reports that 17,000 children are sent to the ER each year after suffering from a stroller- or carrier-related injury. That’s 2 kids every hour.


DON’T go to Sleep with Anger and Unresolved Issues – Here’s Why

A new study suggests that couples who resolve any issues before going to sleep leads to better quality, more restorative sleep.


Science is Now Focusing more on Researching the Placenta

With the threat of the Zika virus looming, scientists have taken to studying the human placenta with a National Institutes of Health $50 million Human Placenta Project.


Acupuncture for Pain Competes with Morphine in Shock New Study

A new study suggests that acupuncture for pain may compete even with morphine, a potent opioid used to control pain in hospitals.


Johnson & Johnson Sued Again over Transvaginal Mesh Marketing

The attorney general of Kentucky filed a civil lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over the way it marketed its transvaginal mesh products.


Are Computers Better than Doctors at Detecting Lung Cancer?

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that computers trained to detect lung cancer tissue may actually be more accurate than any human doctor.


Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.


Could Alzheimer’s Be Treated with Period Pain Medication?

Although there is no accepted treatment for Alzheimer’s yet, a study shows that we may find hope in a common period pain medication drug – mefenamic acid.


Pesticides Sprayed to Fight Zika may be more Harmful than Zika

Florida officials are spraying a pesticide called naled which kills Zika-carrying mosquitoes, but is associated with serious health risks.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


Acupuncture May Help Prevent Memory Loss, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that acupuncture may help those who are suffering from the early stages of dementia, known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).


Thousands of Lives Could be Saved by Stricter Air Pollution Standards

Thousands of lives across 20 U.S. cities would be saved, and thousands of serious health problems could be prevented with tighter air pollution standards.


Could Poor Sleep Habits Be Making You Fat?

Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.


Machines Help People with Spinal Injuries Regain Mobility

Recent research from the Walk Again Project found that those who had lost mobility saw great improvement after interacting with a robot.


Your Brain Has Two “Time-Keeping Devices” for Sleep

A new Belgian study shows that people rely on two different internal “time keeping devices” to regulate their sleep patterns.


Grandchildren of Those with Depression Have Threefold Risk of the Disorder

New research suggests that those who have grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a threefold risk of developing the disorder themselves.


Could Being Hospitalized with Infections Lead to Higher Suicide Risk?

A new Danish study has found that people who have been hospitalized for a serious infection are at a higher risk for suicide.