Flavored Cigars Rising In Popularity Among Youth

As Flavored Cigars Attract More Youth, Should Regulations Be More Strict?

By | Sat, 04/19/2014 - 14:25

Though the overall smoking rate continues to fall, American adolescents and young adults are substituting cigarettes for cigars.


Rare Diseases Get A Chance At A Cure Thanks To The Internet

By | Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:50

Social media is highly successful with helping researchers find clinical trial patients for rare diseases.


Ranking Birth Control Based On Effectiveness, But What About Other Issues?

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:38

Ten methods of contraception provide a 95 percent or greater effectiveness rate, according to Find the Best, which highlights Implanon as among the most effective and spermicides as least effective.

Running Shoes

Top 5 Running Shoes That Won't Break Your Bank Account

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:45

Rather than spend well over $100 on running shoes, here are our top five most affordable picks for under $80.


Flavored Liquid Nicotine Appeals To (And Harms) Small Children

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:11

The number of calls to poison centers reporting exposure to liquid nicotine from e-cigarettes rose over the past few years with more than half involving children under the age of 5.


Wikipedia Can Spot Flu Trends Before The Government

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:00

The CDC and Google Flu Trends aren't the only ones capable of tracking the flu. Enter Wikipedia.

New App Promises Help Conceiving A Girl

New Mobile App Promises Help Conceiving A Girl

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:06

A new smartphone app promises prospective parents help in conceiving a girl — based on research finding dietary choices influential in the body's reproductive sex-selection process.


What To Expect After Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:53

Weight loss surgery is a liberating experience for many, but there are a few negative side effects to consider beforehand.

Adolescents Most Manly Or Girly Take Greater Carcinogenic Risks

Jocks And Cheerleaders More Prone To Cancer-Causing Activities

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:55

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that boys and girls who conform most to "gender norms" also are most likely to engage in behaviors putting them at risk for cancer, such as smoking cigars or using tanning salons.


FDA Signs Off On New Diabetes Drug Tanzeum

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:58

Tanzeum, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, could help reduce symptoms for the millions of Americans living with type 2 diabetes.


Why Do So Many Pro Wrestlers Die Of A Heart Attack?

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:39

Pro wrestling claims to be the strongest and toughest entertainment out there, even though it employs some of the weakest men in sport.

Reduced Salt Diet Lowers Stroke, Heart Disease Deaths

Lower Salt Intake Could Cut Stroke And Heart Disease By 40%

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:30

A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that an overall 15 percent drop in dietary salt consumption might be responsible for a 42 percent drop in deaths from stroke and coronary heart disease.

Pediatric Medical Devices

Pediatric Medical Devices Are Being Tested On Adults Instead Of Children

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:53

Out of 25 pediatric medical devices, only three were approved by the FDA for patients under the age of 18.


Blood Thinner Blamed For Hundreds Of Injuries, Deaths In Lawsuit

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:07

A New Jersey woman is suing Janssen Research & Development over the blood thinning drug Xarelto, which she says killed her aunt.

Notorious Skincare Specialist Dr. Zizmor Ravaged By Time

TV Dermatologist Dr. Zizmor Doesn't Have The Greatest Skin After 25-Year Battle With Aging [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:46

The world's best dermatologist — Dr. Zizmor of vintage advertising fame — has been ravaged by time.