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Human-to-Human Transmission Confirmed in China Coronavirus

Human-to-Human Transmission Confirmed in China Coronavirus

Human-to-Human Transmission Confirmed in China Coronavirus BEIJING — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new

Fewer Americans Are Binge Drinking, But Those Who Are, Are Drinking More

Fewer Americans Are Binge Drinking, But Those Who Are, Are Drinking More

Fewer Americans Are Binge Drinking, But Those Who Are, Are Drinking More American adults who binge drink are consuming an increasing number of alcoholic beverages per year when they binge,

Shedding New Light On the Silent Crisis

Shedding New Light On the Silent Crisis

Shedding New Light On the Silent Crisis From our partner Kaiser Permanente. There is a silent epidemic. Globally, in increasing numbers, young people are facing mental-health issues. Depression is a

When It Comes to Some Medical Treatment, Researchers Find Less Is More

When It Comes to Some Medical Treatment, Researchers Find Less Is More

When It Comes to Some Medical Treatment, Researchers Find Less Is More Beyond its effects on the body, medical care can be a balm for the mind. Extensive treatment can

4-Year-Old Iowa Girl Blinded After Contracting the Flu

4-Year-Old Iowa Girl Blinded After Contracting the Flu

4-Year-Old Iowa Girl Blinded After Contracting the Flu Jade DeLucia, a 4-year-old from Iowa, is back home with her family after being struck with a case of the flu that,

15-Year-Old Texas Teen’s Death Is Nation’s Youngest Vaping-Related Fatality in Current Outbreak

15-Year-Old Texas Teen’s Death Is Nation’s Youngest Vaping-Related Fatality in Current Outbreak

15-Year-Old Texas Teen’s Death Is Nation’s Youngest Vaping-Related Fatality in Current Outbreak The death of a 15-year-old in Texas marks what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Drinking Deaths Double in 2 Decades With Faster Rate for Women: Study

U.S. Drinking Deaths Double in 2 Decades With Faster Rate for Women: Study

U.S. Drinking Deaths Double in 2 Decades With Faster Rate for Women: Study Deaths from boozing and bingeing more than doubled in the past two decades, as alcohol consumption per

Trying to Get in Shape in 2020? Here’s the History Behind the Common New Year’s Resolution

Trying to Get in Shape in 2020? Here’s the History Behind the Common New Year’s Resolution

Trying to Get in Shape in 2020? Here’s the History Behind the Common New Year’s Resolution It’s that time of year again, when many Americans head to the gym in

‘I’ve Been Battling and Overcoming.’ Justin Bieber Confirms Lyme Disease Diagnosis

‘I’ve Been Battling and Overcoming.’ Justin Bieber Confirms Lyme Disease Diagnosis

‘I’ve Been Battling and Overcoming.’ Justin Bieber Confirms Lyme Disease Diagnosis (NEW YORK) — Justin Bieber says that he has been battling Lyme disease. In an Instagram post on Wednesday,

Scientists Calculated How Much Longer You Can Live With a Healthy Lifestyle

Scientists Calculated How Much Longer You Can Live With a Healthy Lifestyle

Scientists Calculated How Much Longer You Can Live With a Healthy Lifestyle Study after study reminds us that as challenging as it can be, sticking with healthy habits—eating right, exercising

The U.S. Spends $2,500 Per Person on Health Care Administrative Costs. Canada Spends $550. Here’s Why

The U.S. Spends $2,500 Per Person on Health Care Administrative Costs. Canada Spends $550. Here’s Why

The U.S. Spends $2,500 Per Person on Health Care Administrative Costs. Canada Spends $550. Here’s Why Whether it’s interpreting medical bills, struggling to get hospital records, or fighting with an

2019-2020 Flu Season on Track to Be Especially Severe, New CDC Data Suggests

2019-2020 Flu Season on Track to Be Especially Severe, New CDC Data Suggests

2019-2020 Flu Season on Track to Be Especially Severe, New CDC Data Suggests The current flu season is on track be one of the worst in years, Director of the

Countless People Are Struggling With an Eating Disorder Doctors Can’t Diagnose

Countless People Are Struggling With an Eating Disorder Doctors Can’t Diagnose

Countless People Are Struggling With an Eating Disorder Doctors Can’t Diagnose At first, Melanie Murphy was just following doctor’s orders. Murphy, then 19, had gained weight during a period of

Trump Administration Announces Stripped-Down Regulations on Flavored Vaping Products

Trump Administration Announces Stripped-Down Regulations on Flavored Vaping Products

Trump Administration Announces Stripped-Down Regulations on Flavored Vaping Products The Trump Administration on Jan. 2 announced that it will remove some—but not all—flavored e-cigarette products from the U.S. market, in

Google’s AI Bested Doctors in Detecting Breast Cancer in Mammograms

Google’s AI Bested Doctors in Detecting Breast Cancer in Mammograms

Google’s AI Bested Doctors in Detecting Breast Cancer in Mammograms While there has been controversy over when and how often women should be screened for breast cancer using mammograms, studies

Pharmacies Don’t Know How to Dispose of Leftover Opioids and Antibiotics

Pharmacies Don’t Know How to Dispose of Leftover Opioids and Antibiotics

Pharmacies Don’t Know How to Dispose of Leftover Opioids and Antibiotics Today (Dec. 30), a team of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and the Children’s National Hospital

20 Ways the World Got Better in 2019, in Charts

20 Ways the World Got Better in 2019, in Charts

20 Ways the World Got Better in 2019, in Charts The last 12 months have felt chaotic, destabilizing, and on occasion apocalyptic. Toxic nationalist movements have risen across the globe;

Genetic Mutations In Father’s Sperm Can Predict Children’s Autism Risk

Genetic Mutations In Father’s Sperm Can Predict Children’s Autism Risk

Genetic Mutations In Father’s Sperm Can Predict Children’s Autism Risk There’s no question that autism can be traced to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. One genetic contributor in

Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Officially Raised to 21

Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Officially Raised to 21

Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Officially Raised to 21 On Friday, President Donald Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package that, on top of many things, raises the

Congress Voted to Raise the Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry

Congress Voted to Raise the Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry

Congress Voted to Raise the Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry Congress this week passed perhaps the most dramatic change to U.S. tobacco