By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 14:49
Ryan Jones, UVA medical student, saved Jim Malloy's life by detecting an abdominal aortic aneurysm during a training exercise.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:57
With the vast majority of Mexicans overweight or obese, health experts say the government should institute mandatory screenings for every man and woman at age 18.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 06:00
Diabetes patients who received prescribed heart medications from Kaiser Permanente's mail-order pharmacy were less likely to visit the emergency room. Are mail-order pharmacies a good thing?
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 21:16
The pressure that gravity exerts on the human body could be more beneficial than we expected, as a new study found that astronauts in the International Space Station could see the onset of cardiovascular disease sooner.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:13
Medtronic presented data from a clinical trial showing its 'CoreValve' heart valve implant system lowered death and stroke rates in high-risk patients.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/10/2013 - 11:15
Australian researchers draw both surprising and expected conclusions when they investigate how sitting time affects the health of women.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 20:55
For children born to obese mothers, the risk of dying from any cause is 33 percent higher than that of children born to normal-weight mothers, according to a survey of birth and mortality records.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 07/15/2013 - 15:52
Spanking in childhood is now linked to adult obesity and other diseases. Find out how to discipline your children effectively without compromising their health.