The number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has dramatically increased. This places a huge burden on Medicare.
A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.
Like the pharmaceutical industry, the alcohol industry is fighting marijuana legalization over fears that legal weed would pose too much competition.
An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?
A marijuana-based childhood epilepsy drug has taken 1 step closer to approval after phase 3 clinical trial results kids had a 42% reduction in seizures.
Scientists in Australia have created a polymer peptide that rips apart superbugs without harming surrounding cells, or making the bacteria immune to it.
Researchers have recently released a report showing that obesity is actually on the decline in 4 US states – New York, Ohio, Minnesota, and Montana.
Seven people across 4 states have become ill from meat packaged at Adams’ slaughterhouse in Massachusetts, 2 required hospitalization.
The rise in fatalities of childhood brain cancer represents the advancement in childhood leukemia treatments in the past 15 years.
A Swedish researcher is the first-ever scientist to attempt to edit genes of healthy human embryos in an effort to treat infertility and eradicate diseases
The UN General Assembly formally approved a declaration aimed at helping world leaders tackle the humanity-threatening problem of antibiotic resistance.
New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.
Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.
In the wake of toxic levels of pollution, scientists have developed over the counter inhalers to help protect lungs from the worst of it.
Doctors are now able to prescribe medical-grade heroin to severely addicted patients who haven’t been able to get clean via other methods.
A leading group of pediatricians warned this week that codeine should never be used in children for pain relief or as a cough suppressant.
A new study finds that the five second rule is total bunk. Instead the type of food you drop on the floor is much more important.