Articles By John Ericson
Blood Thinner Blamed For Hundreds Of Injuries, Deaths In Lawsuit
A New Jersey woman is suing Janssen Research & Development over the blood thinning drug Xarelto, which she says killed her aunt.
Pharmacists Are Better Than Nurses At Managing Stroke Recovery
Pharmacists may be better at managing a stroke patient's recovery compared to a nurse, as researchers found participants cared for by pharmacists improved by 43 percent during a trial.
'Hangry' Spouses More Likely To Argue, Voodoo Dolls Confirm
Spouses given voodoo dolls of their significant others put more pins in them as their blood sugar dropped.
What You Need To Know Before You Begin A Running Routine
Running for beginners requires patience and commitment to a solid technique, experts caution.
Why Do We Smile? Hint: It's More Complicated Than You Think
What triggers a smile, and how can we make it happen more often?
Growing A New Nose With Old Tissue
"Tissue engineering" allows surgeons to repair nose defects with grafts grown from the patient's own tissue.
Asthma May Increase Risk Of Bone Disease
Asthma and airway hyperresponsiveness may increase the risk of bone disease and lower bone density.
Could This 'Body Hack' App Be A Cure For Jet Lag?
Entrain, a new "body hack" app from the University of Michigan, promises to help travelers and shift workers fight fatigue.
No Harm In Breastfeeding On Antidepressants
Mothers on antidepressants were more successful at breastfeeding their child if they kept taking their medication.
Ingredient In Some Low-Fat Chips Helps Rid The Body Of Toxins
Olestra, an ingredient found in low-fat chips like Pringles, helps the body expel toxins called PCBs, a new study finds.
Blows To The Head Make Kids Loners
A head injury may impair a child's social life years after trauma, a new study finds.
These 5 Tips Will Get You Work-Ready After A Long, Sleepless Night
These five steps will help you fake your way through the workday after a sleepless night.