By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 11/16/2013 - 18:28
New guidelines released jointly by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology give primary care providers and patients alike guidelines on how to tackle obesity.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sun, 11/10/2013 - 16:35
Filipino officials estimate that the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan could reach as many as 10,000 people.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 11/09/2013 - 17:32
A new anticonvulsant drug Aptiom was recently approved by the FDA to treat epileptics living with partial seizures, the most common type of seizures.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 11/02/2013 - 16:25
Researchers found that 450 breast cancer deaths in the UK each year could be attributed to being economically deprived, which is correlated with later diagnosis of tumors.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 10/26/2013 - 17:56
While greater physical health and quality of life are commonly associated with youth, a study of fibromyalgia patients found that younger patients living with the chronic pain disorder fared worse.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 17:27
After an embarrassing start to the health insurance exchanges, President Obama told his team that there are no excuses for not having the website ready.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 18:01
Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species that transmits yellow fever and dengue fever, has arrived in California.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 19:27
Although Tasers are believed to be a safe alternative to guns, policemen and other law enforcement tend to use them when force is not warranted.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:31
With the negative legacy of the Dalkon Shield slowly fading from public memory, more women are turning to IUDs, one of the most effective forms of contraception.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sun, 10/06/2013 - 14:40
Doctors discovered that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was suffering from a chronic subdural hematoma, likely the result of a mild skull trauma from August.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:40
During off-peak hours this weekend, the federal health insurance marketplace, a key component of the Affordable Care Act, will go offline in order for programmers to fix some technical errors.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 10/05/2013 - 14:12
Websites focusing on the 'thigh gap' are popping up everywhere, causing concern among eating disorder experts who believe the fad is fueling unhealthy behavior.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sun, 09/29/2013 - 18:47
The state of Missouri plans to execute a death row inmate next month using for the first time a lethal dose of the widely-used anesthesia drug propofol.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 09/28/2013 - 14:04
The MiniMed 350G is the first approved device in an FDA program aimed at bringing a replacement pancreas to the market for people living with diabetes.