By Charles Poladian | Oct 15, 2012 11:27 AM EDT
The compounding company responsible for the meningitis outbreak that has affected up to 14,000 people, including 15 deaths, is not alone. In fact, according to new media reports, other compounding companies have had their own brush with contaminated drugs.
By Charles Poladian | Oct 15, 2012 10:28 AM EDT
The fear that the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination would lead to more promiscuous behavior in girls has been debunked in a new study.
By Charles Poladian | Sep 20, 2012 10:09 AM EDT
Alzheimer's disease is a devastating condition that unfortunately has no cure. Unfortunately, while new treatments are needed, the funding for research may not be there warns experts.
By Charles Poladian | Jul 24, 2012 10:16 AM EDT
JFK Airport is not only a hub to and from New York the world over, but it is the airport most likely to play a large role in spreading contagious diseases.
By Charles Poladian | Jul 13, 2012 01:03 PM EDT
A new report on the health of U.S. children is generally positive. Infant deaths, preterm births, abuse, violent crime and teen births have all decreased. Unfortunately more kids are living in poverty while asthma and obesity rates have increased.
By Charles Poladian | Jul 13, 2012 11:33 AM EDT
Autumn is a beautiful time of year. The leaves are changing, the weather is becoming crisp and cool and it's also the season you want to be born in if you want to live to be over 100.
By Charles Poladian | Jul 05, 2012 09:36 AM EDT
The future of open heart surgery is anything but "open." In fact it is so small and minimally invasive that patients won't be able to tell they've had open heart surgery six months after the procedure. The reason for that is robotic assisted cardiac surgery.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 26, 2012 04:35 PM EDT
Even after dropping a large amount of weight, a significant amount of fat prejudice still existed toward women who were once obese.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 22, 2012 05:18 PM EDT
Pregnant women ready to take a sip of that wine or beer should take caution. Despite a recent study, many experts are still warning women to not mix alcohol and pregnancy.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 22, 2012 03:38 PM EDT
Weight loss may be impacting more than your waistline. A new study is showing how weight loss can also change your brain.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 22, 2012 02:53 PM EDT
Many children's cereals are healthier but chances are you are not aware of it. While cereals have become healthier, companies to spend their marketing dollars on less-healthy kid's cereal.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 22, 2012 12:23 PM EDT
Thanks to the quick response by surgeons, a boy can smile and truly express himself. Surgeons helped repair facial nerve damage that Jax Cannon caused by an accident, letting him smile again.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 22, 2012 11:05 AM EDT
With the summer comes hot weather and lots of outdoor activities. While you are enjoying the time in the sun there are a few safety tips you should follow to stay safe.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 21, 2012 04:54 PM EDT
Darwin's theory of natural selection applies to animals, plants and everything that's inside of these living organisms. Unfortunately, this theory also holds true for cancer cells.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 21, 2012 03:45 PM EDT
Fast food and soda should not be considered a school lunch but for many children it is. In a new study, many inner city children from a deprived neighborhood are choosing fast food at least twice a week.