The nation’s chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis and save lives.
Various brands of kratom supplements have been linked to nearly 90 cases of salmonella across 35 states.
Photo Credit: MedicalNewsToday.comMarriage is supposed to be a happy occasion, but on occasion it may also undermine mental health. To determine marriage’s effect on depressive symptoms, researchers assessed 152 women during their engagement and …
Dr. Robert Redfield, Jr, the new CDC new director pledged Thursday to work to bring the nation’s opioid epidemic “to its knees” and said he believes the AIDS epidemic could be ended in three to seven years.
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The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology says researchers turned up “dense growths of bacteria and fungi” on the insides of toys like rubber ducks and crocodiles.
An Ohio fertility clinic where thousands of frozen eggs and embryos may have been damaged in a storage tank failure says it’s ruled out any inappropriate physical access to its storage tanks area.
Cornell University researchers found that packing on pounds seems to dull people’s sense of taste.
Federal health officials are taking the first step in a sweeping anti-smoking plan to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren’t addictive.
Researchers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are testing fluorescent dyes that make cancer cells glow to make them easier for surgeons to find.
Simultaneous refrigeration failures at two fertility clinics in San Francisco and suburban Cleveland have damaged or destroyed potentially thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in the biggest loss on record in the U.S.
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A new study published in JAMA found that opioids are no better than acetaminophen, ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at easing chronic pain in the back, knees or hips.
Suffering from heart problems, Bob Sloan told his children he wants to use California’s new law allowing life-ending drugs for the terminally ill when his disease becomes too advanced to bear.
Researchers found the number of children and teens admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit for an opioid overdose nearly doubled. That included teenagers who’d abused the drugs, and young children who’d accidentally gotten hold of them.
The CDC reports the worst of the flu season has declined as the number of people going to the doctor with symptoms of the flu has continued to decline.
The worst of the nation’s nasty flu season is finally over.
The NFL Players Association has created a medical guide for players, a 107-page reference book written by scientific professionals with extensive material on concussion detection, treatment and the league’s game-day protocol for head injuries.
0000-0002-8715-2896 Research into how nature impacts our well-being has shown that being outside makes us feel better. Images of nature alone have been shown to lift people’s mood. But is there any connection with how
Climbers on North America’s tallest mountain may have to start packing out more of their poop after a researcher determined a glacier in which much of it has been dumped over the past decade probably is not decomposing the human waste.