Gym Etiquette

The Dos And Don'ts Of Gym Etiquette

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:30

Here are some of the dos and don'ts of working out in a public space.

Eggs

Ladies, Your Eggs Could Be Tied To Heart Disease Risk

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:17

A woman's egg count and the length of her telomeres could be used to diagnose her risk of developing heart disease before menopause.

Sleeping Beauty

'Sleeping Beauty' Can't Stay Awake For More Than 2 Hours A Day [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:51

A woman in the UK, dubbed the British "Sleeping Beauty," only gets two hours a day to live a normal life due to Kleine-Levin syndrome.

Binge Drinking

From Social Drinker To Alcoholic, In One Flip Of A Switch

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:00

A research team from UCSF has identified changes in the brain that lead from moderate alcohol consumption to binge drinking.

Soda

Even One Soda A Day Changes How Your Cells Age

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:11

Drinking one soda each day can shorten a white blood cell's telomere, which is often linked to human lifespan.

Hazmat Suit Removal

This Is How You Take Off An Ebola Hazmat Suit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:53

These health care professionals walk us through the appropriate steps for taking off a hazmat suit after treating a patient infected with Ebola.

Children's Medication

Every 8 Minutes A Parent Messes Up Their Kids' Meds

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:36

Over 60,000 children experience an out-of-hospital medication error every year as a result of being given their medication twice, incorrect dosage, or receiving the wrong medication.

Workout Supplements

6 Workout Supplements You Do (And Don’t) Need

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:34

Here are six workout supplements you either should or shouldn't add to your diet.

Pink Women's Underwear

Man Sues Doctors After Waking Up Wearing Pink Women's Underwear

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:06

A Delaware man who underwent a colonoscopy back in October 2012 said he woke up wearing pink women's underwear after his operation.

Leprosy

How Did This Ohio Prison Inmate Contract Leprosy?

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is being "overly cautious" after an inmate was diagnosed with leprosy.

Red Wine

Red Wine May Help Treat Osteoporosis

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 17:32

A compound found in red wine and grapes, resveratrol, could increase bone density among men with metabolic syndrome, making it a potential treatment for osteoporosis.

Afroman

Afroman’s ‘Because I Got High’ Remix Supports Marijuana Legalization [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:12

A remix of Afroman's 2001 hit "Because I Got Hit" is circulating the Internet in support of marijuana legalization and Nov. 4's Smoke The Vote.

Stool Sample

This Massachusetts Hospital Will Pay You $40 A Day For Your Poop

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:17

The poop bank at OpenBiome in Massachusetts is paying donors $40 a day for their stool samples.

Ebola Scare

Health Officials Inhumanely Handle African Student With 'Bad Cold,' Accusing Him Of Ebola [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:24

A Ghanaian student traveling to the Czech Republic was quarantined over an Ebola scare that turned out to be a "bad cold."

Malpractice Lawsuits

Malpractice Immunity Does Not Stop 'Defense Medicine'

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:31

A study has revealed that giving doctors immunity for potential malpractice lawsuits does not reduce the cost of “defensive medicine.”

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