Jillian Mercado

Woman With Muscular Dystrophy Bears It All For 'What's Underneath Project' [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:33

Fashion blogger and model with spastic muscular dystrophy, Jillian Mercado, strips down to show all that matters is "What's Underneath."

Prescription Drug Abuse

Is An Extended-Release Opiod Really The Answer To Curbing Painkiller Abuse?

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:27

The FDA has approved an opioid analgesic that has properties capable of curbing prescription painkiller abuse, but could it lead to an increase in heroin use?

Accidental Medical Cases

Oops: 4 Medical Wonders Discovered Completely By Mistake

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:30

Find out how a 44-year-old married man found out he was actually born a woman after a CT scan.

Military Service

Are People With Troubled Childhoods More Likely To Join The Military?

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:00

Military servicemen and women have higher prevalence of adverse childhood events such as sexual and physical abuse.

Blood Donor

Looming Blood Shortage Reveals Donation's True Importance

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:57

The American Red Cross has issued a dire call for blood donors after receiving 80,000 fewer donations than expected in the past 11 weeks.

Coffee

From 5 Cups A Day To Zero: My Week Without Coffee

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:00

Find out what happened when I took a week-long break from my caffeine addiction by going from five cups a day to zero overnight.

Wine Tasting

New Law Lets Students Under 21 Taste Alcohol, But Could End Up Getting Them Drunk

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:34

A new California law lets college students under 21 drink alcohol as a part of educational research, but only if they spit it out.

Sex Misconceptions

'How Many Holes?' Women Explain Their Childhood Misconceptions About Sex [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:16

A group of women explain the common misconceptions about sex they had before "the birds and the bees" talk.

Eric Garner

EMS Workers Placed On Limited Duty Due To Roles In NYC Chokehold Death [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:12

Two medics and two EMTs have been barred from responding to any 911 calls following the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Palliative Care

Exercise And Nutrition Still Benefits Advanced Cancer Patients

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:11

Cancer centers should add exercise and nutritional therapies to palliative care services to help improve patients' physical endurance, mood, and quality of life.

Creativity

Dopamine Drugs Get Parkinson's Patients In Touch With Artsy Side

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:13

Drugs that increase the brain's production of dopamine make Parkinson's disease patients more creative.

Male Circumcision

Circumcision Benefits For HIV Prevention Still A Big Mystery

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:11

Getting circumcised does not lead men to high-risk sexual behavior. In fact, condom use increases.

College Binge Drinking

Colleges Aren't As Stern As They Should Be When It Comes To Booze

By | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:07

Directors of campus security at major colleges say they tend to avoid writing citations for alcohol-related offenses.

Hereditary Angioedema (HAE).

1st Drug To Treat This Rare Genetic Disease Gets FDA Approval

By | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:22

FDA-approved Ruconest is the first drug of its kind capable of treating acute attacks caused by a potentially fatal disorder, hereditary angioedema, in both adults and adolescents.

Pacu

Testicle-Eating Fish Caught Off The Coast Of Florida [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:57

A man reeled in the testicle-eating Pacu fish of the Amazon while fishing off the coast of Florida.

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