recession

Vasectomy Rates Rose During Great Recession, Along With Many Other Things

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:57

From birth through old age, economic recessions can predict a wealth of outcomes related to wellbeing.

sleepcolitis

How Much Sleep You Get Ups Ulcerative Colitis Risk

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 15:05

Sleep is instrumental for maintaining the body's immune system, and there's a sweet spot where your disease risk is lowest.

wheelchair

The End Of Paralysis Is Closer Than Ever

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:46

Four years after a man got stabbed repeatedly in the back, scientists have him up and walking again with cells from his own body.

bloodpressure

Blood Pressure Better Controlled With Doctor Visits Twice A Year

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:30

High blood pressure is one of the greatest predictors of heart attack and stroke, and a simple doctor visit can help lower the risks.

carnivalmagic

5 Ebola Safety Measures That Were Unnecessarily Extreme

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:39

Ebola is nearly impossible to contract unless you live or work immediately near someone who has it. If only these people knew that.

urinals

Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:18

Not all men will find a medical benefit in sitting down to pee, but those with slight prostate issues probably will.

seeds

How Vegetable Oils And Seeds Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:38

A compound found in omega-6 fatty acids — the same healthy fats in nuts and seeds — explains their role in lowering cholesterol.

ebola

Texas Nurse With Ebola Jokes With Her Doctors [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:20

Ebola nurse and patient Nina Pham wants to hold a party in Maryland, even if she is in full quarantine.

brain

The Definitive Guide For Understanding Concussions [PHOTOS]

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:00

Your brain is fragile. Treat it like you would your iPhone — but better because it's your brain.

robotepilepsy

Getting To The Brain, By Way Of The Cheek

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:36

Within the decade, a robot that feeds a needle through patients' cheeks could revolutionize brain surgery for epileptics.

homeopathic

50 Pills, One Bottle, Zero Medicine [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:55

Homeopathic medicine isn't really medicine at all, and one scientist wants to show it in the most extreme way possible.

siblings

How Having Siblings Helps Deflate Your Ego

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:18

Having siblings helps children develop prosocial behaviors like setting the dinner table and sharing their snacks with others.

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FDA Approves Marketing Of Female Urinary Incontinence Device inFlow

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:37

Women who suffer from the condition impaired detrusor contractility may find a viable alternative to catheters.

chocolateeggs

We Eat Junk Food Because Our Friends Say We Can

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:05

Our sense of will power is no match for a friend peer pressuring us to eat the last slice of cake.

vegetables

Kids Are Healthier When Families Eat Together

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:27

Eating together isn't always possible, but a lot of good comes from it when families find the time.

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