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September 26, 2016
Image from March of Dimes and North Dakota Department of Health poster.
Why morning sickness may be a good thing
10 hours 53 min ago
September 25, 2016
"Given the fact that wisdom teeth are removed on a large scale worldwide, it is surprising that high quality research is lacking," said lead author Hossein Ghaeminia of Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
September 25, 2016 - 4:38pm
The Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center is pictured in Phoenix, Arizona June 11, 2014. At the VA in particular, surgical care may have also improved as a result of a quality initiative started in the 1990s to track surgical outcomes, identify problems and evaluate fixes, study author Dr. Nader Massarweh said. REUTERS/Samantha Sais
Deaths, complications after surgery decline at VA
September 25, 2016 - 7:30am
September 21, 2016
Obesity, violence hamper U.S. progress on UN health goals
September 21, 2016 - 4:09pm
Mark Zuckerberg (R), founder and CEO of Facebook, and wife Priscilla Chan arrive on the red carpet during the 2nd annual Breakthrough Prize Award in Mountain View, California November 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3 billion to cure all diseases
September 21, 2016 - 2:39pm
Locally Laid brand eggs have more-traditional pink and tan hues. Forum News Service file photo by Bob King.
Giving babies eggs and nuts early may avert allergies
September 21, 2016 - 6:15am
Fig and dried fruit salsa with a turkey burger and house made whole wheat pita bread prepared by chef Christine Denney at Oaks at Ojai. Credit: Copyright 2016 David Latt
Sweet Figs: 3 Healthy recipes that need no sugar
September 21, 2016 - 4:30am
The ticker symbol for Fitbit is displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) February 23, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Wearable activity trackers may not boost weight loss
September 21, 2016 - 12:30am
September 20, 2016
Seniors continue lagging in use of online health resources
September 20, 2016 - 10:51am
September 19, 2016
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph depicts four magenta-colored, spherical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in the process of being phagocytized by a blue-colored human white blood cells in this undated handout photo. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/Handout via REUTERS
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
September 19, 2016 - 6:02pm
As doctors weigh the risks of prescribing codeine to children, they also need to consider the instances when there's not enough evidence that the drug works, according to the AAP statement.
Codeine not safe for kids, doctors say
September 19, 2016 - 3:09pm
September 18, 2016
Overall, the study says video gamers didn't exhibit more behavior problems than non-gamers. But the more time kids spent playing, the more likely parents were to report behavior and conduct problems, the study found.
How much video game time should kids get?
September 18, 2016 - 3:00pm
September 17, 2016
Hundreds of rescuers and emergency workers swarm all over the wreckage of the World Trade Center Towers as they search for trapped survivors of the terrorist attack on the NewYork landmark in New York, U.S. on September 12, 2001. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo
Too soon to tell if 9/11 firefighters face increased cancer risk
September 17, 2016 - 8:00pm
Tanya Walker, a 53-year-old transgender woman, activist and advocate, gives an interview at her apartment in New York City, U.S. September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Transgender patients face fear and stigma in the doctor's office
September 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence speak to reporters aboard Trump's plane as they travel between campaign stops in Ohio, U.S. September 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Mike Segar
How to get sick on the U.S. campaign trail: Little sleep, bad food, germs everywhere
September 17, 2016 - 6:00pm